William Stewart (“Brill”) 1852–1922, U.S. surgeon and educator.
Contemporary Examples

Only Halsted and his inexperienced “cook” were left standing.
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013

Talking with Coneys and Halsted dramatically revised my view of Lennon as a reclusive and contrary man.
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013

As mountainous seas rolled down upon them, smashing over the deck, Halsted left him to it.
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013

Halsted and Coneys said they saw a new man standing on the deck afterwards.
How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda The Telegraph November 2, 2013

Historical Examples

He has probably opened a costumer’s shop on Halsted street with them.
Rosemary and Rue Amber

He died at Halsted poorhouse from the effects of the ill-usage.
The Mysteries of All Nations James Grant

Robert of Halsted, one knight’s fee in Halsted, and half a knight’s fee in Brockley.
The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond: A Picture of Monastic Life in the Days of Abbot Samson Jocelin de Brakelond

In the end he seized the paper and rushed out of the house, and all the way across the yards to Halsted Street.
The Jungle Upton Sinclair

She learned how important were things of which Halsted Street took no cognisance.
Cheerful–By Request Edna Ferber

Halsted hurried back to the platform, and Allison, relieved, settled once more in his seat.
Cloudy Jewel Grace Livingston Hill

Halsted Hal·sted (hôl’stəd, -stěd’), William Stewart. 1852-1922.

American surgeon who developed the use of cocaine in anesthesiology and proposed the use of rubber gloves during surgery.
American surgeon who discovered the technique of local anesthesia by injecting cocaine into specific nerves in 1885. He administered what is believed to be the first blood transfusion in the United States in 1881. Halsted also developed new surgical techniques for treating cancers and other abnormalities and introduced the use of rubber gloves during surgery.


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