Origin of surgeon
Examples from the Web for surgeon
“As far as we were aware, and as far as the surgeon was aware, the surgery was a go,” Shaheen sighs.
Althea is now re-scheduled with her surgeon for this spring.
My surgeon told me my bones were so soft he could barely install the screws.
Strange was a surgeon who lost the use of his hands in an automobile accident.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Remembering Koop brings us full circle to Obama and his surgeon general, a post that has gone unfilled for more than a year.
I hurried aft, and soon found the surgeon, who was in his dispensary.The Cruise of the Dainty|William H. G. Kingston
Twice a week the ship's surgeon examined each man, to see that he was perfectly healthy.At the Fall of Port Arthur|Edward Stratemeyer
His companions had long ago declared that he was cut out for a surgeon—or a butcher, like his father.The Boys of Columbia High on the Gridiron|Graham B. Forbes
After a few bitter tears, which only pained his eyes the more, the poor boy submitted to the surgeon's orders.Biographical Stories|Nathaniel Hawthorne
He was brought home carefully and slowly; no surgeon had been upon the spot, but one was called to him immediately.Cecilia, Volume 1 (of 3)|Frances Burney
British Dictionary definitions for surgeon
Word Origin for surgeon
Word Origin and History for surgeon
c.1300, from Anglo-French surgien (13c.), from Old French serurgien, cirurgien, from cirurgie "surgery," from Latin chirurgia, from Greek kheirourgia, from kheirourgos "working or done by hand," from kheir "hand" (see chiro-) + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)).