Origin of chirurgeon
Examples from the Web for chirurgeon
The collection of early medical books is a hobby that must appeal chiefly to the chirurgeon.The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
During this time, I saw a woman, a child, and a man dissected with all the manual operations of the chirurgeon on the human body.The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)|John Evelyn
In the Hercules sailed hither, in 1634, Comfort Starre, “chirurgeon.”Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature|Charles W. Bardsley
We find John Devine settled as a chirurgeon in Boston in 1704.
The chirurgeon aided him to dress and, opening the door, he spoke to a sentry who stood just without.The Outlaw of Torn|Edgar Rice Burroughs
Word Origin for chirurgeon
1530s, representing a failed Renaissance attempt to restore Greek spelling to the word that had got into English as surgeon; now, thank the gods, archaic. Related: Chirurgery. Cf. French chirurgien.