Bonesetter



a person who treats or sets fractures, broken or dislocated bones, or the like, especially one who is not a regular physician or surgeon; healer.
Historical Examples

The Hated Son Honore de Balzac
The Hated Son Honore de Balzac
Baseball Joe on the Giants Lester Chadwick
The Hated Son Honore de Balzac
The Hated Son Honore de Balzac
The Hated Son Honore de Balzac
Ulysses James Joyce

noun
a person who sets broken or dislocated bones, esp one who has no formal medical qualifications

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