feldscher or feldschar
- (in Russia) a medical doctor's assistant
C19: Russian, from German Feldscher a field surgeon, from Feld field + Scherer surgeon, from scheren to shear
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Examples from the Web for feldsher
"You are a Feldsher," I said, making use of the word which I had recently added to my vocabulary.
This first interview with the feldsher was, on the whole, satisfactory.
The Jew was exhausted, hardly breathing, but that did not prevent the feldsher from cupping him twelve times.
I shall dismiss my feldsher, close the barracks, and if the cholera comes, I shall cut rather a comic figure.
"Come, husband, praying is of little avail," answered his practical wife; "we must have a feldsher" (doctor).Rabbi and Priest