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Paget

[ paj-it ]

noun

  1. Sir James, 1814–99, English surgeon and pathologist.


Paget

/ păjĭt /

  1. British surgeon and researcher who was a pioneer of modern pathology. He discovered the cause of trichinosis in 1834, reported on diseases of the bones and joints, and described Paget's disease.


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Paget finally had been struck in his right leg by a cannon shot.

He had joined local firefighters in saving the Paget portrait.

Paget, like the French, found not one single shred of evidence to support any of them.

It is said that Paget has ordered a certain number of sheep and cattle to be slaughtered daily for the brigade.

More prisoners came in, and also our old friends the Munsters, and General Paget.

Mrs. Paget was seldom admitted to family counsels, and felt herself something of a stranger in her sister's house.

Mr. Paget filled different situations in the ministry afterwards, and was repeatedly subjected to ecclesiastical censures.

Lady Alfred Paget is badly coloured, and looks in an incipient stage of blue cholera.

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