oculist oculist

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
  2. (n) a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye

Usage(s):

  1. Sir Richard Robert Cruise, oculist to His Majesty George V; from Lady Margery Barbara Cruise.
  2. Brother Austin, eight years Professor of English Literature at Notre Dame University, gained fame as a scientist and oculist.
  3. Cerra went to an oculist: he told her she would never see again.

Quotes

  • In the pursuit of those subtleties, James created privileged observers whom he came to call "reflectors," who see the action -- as EM Forster joked -- "through lenses procured from a rather too first-class oculist."
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: EM Forster Source: Washington Post

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