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Doctor Slop

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An enthusiast, who thinks the world hinges on getting Uncle Toby to understand the action of a new medical instrument. (Sterne: Tristram Shandy.)

A nickname given by William Hone to Sir John Stoddart, editor of the New Times. (1773–1856.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Doctor My-Book
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Dr. Sangrado
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Doctor Squintum
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