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Doctor up   /dˈɑktər əp/   Listen
Doctor up

Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive.  Synonyms: doctor, sophisticate.

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"Doctor up" Quotes from Famous Books

... you'd better go an' see if you can't hurry the doctor up. Yes: now he's got to go," she went on to Flaxen, drowning out her voice and putting her imploring hands back ...
— A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen • Hamlin Garland

... now, and those ruffians have fled. Jack Simpson and a party are outside to escort you home. We don't know who are hurt yet, but they will be carried to the girls' school-room and attended there. Harry Shepherd has gone on to get the doctor up, and Mr. Brook is sending off a man on horseback to Birmingham for some more medical aid and a body of police to take charge of the fellows we have captured; they will be ...
— Facing Death - The Hero of the Vaughan Pit. A Tale of the Coal Mines • G. A. Henty

Words linked to "Doctor up" :   sophisticate, load, adulterate, debase, stretch, dilute

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