Examples from the Web for healer
Her grandfather had been a physician and healer who—according to family lore—married a descendant of the Osage or Pawnee tribes.
Elected in 2005, Morales was hailed as a people's hero and even as a healer.Is Edward Snowden Bound for Bolivia? Evo Morales Sure Seems to Hope So|Eli Lake, Mac Margolis|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His father coined the word “poliatrist”, meaning a healer of the polis or city.Hector Abad On “Oblivion: A Memoir,” a Memorial to His Murdered Father|Maya Jaggi|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Anaya recalled that decades ago certain New Mexico schools banned Bless Me, Ultima, whose protagonist is a curandera, or healer.Arizona Ethnic-Studies Ban’s Unintended Result: Underground Libraries|Megan Feldman|March 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In fablelike fashion, characters are named for their professions: Healer, Jeweler, Stranger.Must Reads: Wild Abandon, Ramona Ausubel, A.S. Byatt|Nicholas Mancusi, Jennifer Miller, Allen Barra|March 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nature meant him to be a healer; for he brightens up a sick room as he did the Merton station when first I set eyes upon him.The Stark Munro Letters|J. Stark Munro
The Healer lit a candle, took his sealing-wax, and set to work.The City Curious|Jean de Bosschre
She should be the helper and healer in this battered old world.The Lamp of Fate|Margaret Pedler
Likewise he is a healer in a mighty storm or in the time of storm.Religious Folk-Songs of the Southern Negroes|Howard W. Odum
From remote antiquity the fee of the healer has been regarded as a voluntary offering for services gratuitously rendered.A Book about Doctors|John Cordy Jeaffreson
Word Origin and History for healer
late Old English, "one who heals," especially "savior, Jesus," agent noun from heal (v.). As "a curative medicine" from late 14c.