apothecary

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  • Info Apothecary is a historical name for a medical professional who formulates and dispenses materia medica to physicians, surgeons and patients -- a role now served by a pharmacist (or a chemist or dispensing chemist) and some caregivers.
  • So that, if your little girl were old enough, you would give her to an apothecary? Cited from The Imaginary Invalid, by Moliere (Poquelin)
  • The company during that time also continued to make other apothecary products.
  • All of his sons except John followed him into the trade of apothecary.
  • But any village apothecary could say that fever such as his must run its course. Cited from The Parisians, by E. B. Lytton, Book 11
  • But our friend here has a book about him, written up by the apothecary of the place. Cited from The Mayor of Troy, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The castle was used by the court, among other things as an apothecary.
  • Every man's house is now not only his castle, but his apothecary shop. Cited from Punchinello, Vol. I, No. 11, June 11, 1870,Various
  • The next day her doctor returned and met with her apothecary.
  • He went to northern England, where he again tried to make a living as an apothecary.
  • The apothecary says he comes to his store to ask after her recovery nearly every day. Cited from The Maid of Maiden Lane, by Amelia E. Barr
  • Having lost his father when very young, he was placed with an apothecary, with whom he lived several years. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • Then, turning, he went to meet the apothecary, who was now not thirty yards away. Cited from Come Rack! Come Rope!, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • "Well, they can't even tell whether the apothecaries have any or not!" Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
  • During a large portion of his life he followed the profession of an apothecary.
  • And there's our old apothecary in the country has taken such a fancy to her! Cited from Tales & Novels, Vol. IX, by Maria Edgeworth
  • He was not going to let the apothecary know he had taken such a fancy to him. Cited from The Grandissimes, by George Washington Cable
  • He returned to North America and served as apothecary for the British forces.
  • This failed, and he served for a while as an assistant to a local apothecary.
  • Why he should go was a question which the apothecary felt himself but partially prepared to answer. Cited from The Grandissimes, by George Washington Cable
  • The apothecary had more money in his pocket than he had possessed for many a day. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
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