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[ohs-ler, ohz-] /ˈoʊs lər, ˈoʊz-/
Sir William, 1849–1919, Canadian physician and professor of medicine. Unabridged
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  • My grandfather Osler died at Simons Town, after some years' residence there.

    The Story of the Toys Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  • Osler found it in sixty-two out of seventy-three cases in the literature.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
  • Mr. Osler tells this story to show the importance of trifles.

    Knowledge is Power: Charles Knight
  • None of these opinions is held by the sternly scientific mind, like Dr. Osler's, for example.

  • In fact, it is claimed (Osler) that all aneurysms occurring in persons under thirty years of age are due to syphilitic aortitis.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: Louis Marshall Warfield
  • Don't refer to the Darwinian theory or to Dr. Osler's theory without knowing what they mean.

  • He (Osler) joined the regiment, was mustered and assigned to company E.

  • A fine miniature of my Grandfather Osler is in my possession, and it is our most cherished heirloom.

    The Story of the Toys Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  • There is also somewhere in the Osler family a picture of our Grandfather Sawle, an old gentleman in naval uniform.

    The Story of the Toys Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  • As nearly as I can learn, my grandmother Osler died in 1842, about three years after our coming to America.

    The Story of the Toys Mary Harris Toy Dodge
British Dictionary definitions for Osler


Sir William. 1849–1919, Canadian physician, pioneer of residency in medical training
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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