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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dentist  \Den"tist\,  n.  [From  L.  dens,  dentis,  tooth:  cf  F. 
  dentiste.  See  {Tooth}.] 
  One  whose  business  it  is  to  clean,  extract,  or  repair  natural 
  teeth,  and  to  make  and  insert  artificial  ones;  a  dental 
  surgeon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dentist 
  n  :  a  person  qualified  to  practice  dentistry  [syn:  {tooth  doctor}, 
  {dental  practitioner}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  DENTIST,  n.  A  prestidigitator  who  putting  metal  into  your  mouth, 
  pulls  coins  out  of  your  pocket. 
 
 




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