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[hawl-stid, -sted] /ˈhɔl stɪd, -stɛd/
William Stewart ("Brill") 1852–1922, U.S. surgeon and educator. Unabridged
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  • "The Halsted girls are going to build the fire," said Eleanor.

  • He has probably opened a costumer's shop on Halsted street with them.

  • “The Halsted girls are going to build the fire,” said Eleanor.

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  • He died at Halsted poorhouse from the effects of the ill-usage.

  • The Phœnix had been a lucky ship, Admiral Halsted having made his fortune in her; but her luck was worn out.

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  • 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
Halsted in Medicine

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.

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Halsted in Science
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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