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leech
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. See 2d Leach.
3. A physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.
4. Any one of numerous genera and species of annulose worms, belonging to the order Hirudinea, or Bdelloidea, esp. those species used in medicine, as Hirudo medicinalis of Europe, and allied species.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. See Leach, v. t.
2. To treat as a surgeon; to doctor; as, to leech wounds.
3. To bleed by the use of leeches.
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