Definition of bonesetter in English:
A person, usually not formally qualified, who set broken or dislocated bones.
- For the most part, bone-setters were illiterate or, at best, badly educated and lived in poor rural districts.
- Natural bone-setters are not without ability; they have not practiced their arts for years and learned nothing.
- A Turkish study reported that traditional bone-setters who are skilful in their job are very successful in their society.
Definition of bonesetter in:
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