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
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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