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dentist – Wiktionary

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Borrowed from French dentiste.

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dentist (plural dentists)

  1. A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.
    • 2014 July 31, Oliver C. Speck, editor, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained: The Continuation of Metacinema[1], Bloomsbury, →ISBN, page 25:

      Thus Django becomes the carrier of the “public use of one’s reason”—the Kantian road to enlightenment given to him by the German “Forty-Eighter” dentist–turned-bounty hunter Dr. “King” Schultz, and represents the fictive, allohistorical beginning of the battle against slavery and racism in the United States.

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