from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who is versed in or practises hydropathy.
  • noun One who believes in the efficacy of hydropathic treatment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who practices hydropathy; a water-cure doctor.

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  • noun An expert in hydropathy


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  • I am about to send her to Malvern, where one of her sisters now is, to try a hydropathist physician there -- a regularly educated man.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman Giberne Sieveking

  • Augusta was so much terrified on her own account, that she might almost have been made a hydropathist on the spot; and Robert wrote that poor Sir

    Hopes and Fears or, scenes from the life of a spinster Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862

  • In the spring of 1865 she was induced, by the entreaty of friends who had themselves tested his skill, to consult Dr. Schieferdecker, a noted hydropathist, and later to place herself under his care.

    The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss George L. Prentiss 1859

  • And as I hope the Florentine hydropathist may not be a quack as Dr. ” ” at Malvern certainly is, I shall be disappointed if there is no good effect to be traced to 'judicious packing and sitz baths' that you can tell us of.

    What I Remember Trollope, Thomas A 1887


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