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Trephine

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Trephíne. n.s. A small trepan; a smaller instrument of perforation managed by one hand.

I shewed a trepan and trephine, and gave them liberty to try both upon a skull. Wiseman's Surgery.

Sources: Wiseman, Richard (68)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Trephine." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: October 31, 2011. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=7811.


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