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Vet   /vɛt/   Listen

Work as a veterinarian.
Examine carefully.
Provide (a person) with medical care.
Provide veterinary care for.

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"Vet" Quotes from Famous Books

... it a bit," continued Wheatley; "the less so since it is rumoured that old 'Rough and Ready' is to be recalled, and we're to be commanded by that book martinet Scott. It's shabby treatment of Taylor, after what the old vet has accomplished. They're afraid of him setting up for President next go. Hang their politics! It's a ...
— The War Trail - The Hunt of the Wild Horse • Mayne Reid

... no more credulous and no more ignorant than the average missionary of his time: it is only by contrast with his practical perspicacity in other matters, his worldly rationalism and executive shrewdness, that this superstitious navet impresses one as odd. And how singular sometimes is the irony of Time! All the wonderful work the Dominican accomplished has been forgotten by the people; while all the witchcrafts that he warred against survive ...
— Two Years in the French West Indies • Lafcadio Hearn

... Aunties spent laborious days In working at Y.M.C.A.'s; The servants vanished. Cook was found Doing the conscript baker's round; The housemaid, Jane, in shortened skirt (She always was a brazen flirt), Forsook her dusters, brooms and pails To carry on with endless mails. The parlourmaid became a vet., The tweeny a conductorette, And both the others found their missions In manufacturing munitions. I was a City man. I knew No useful trade. What could I do? Your Granddad, boy, was not the sort To yield to fate; he was a sport. I set to work; I rose ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, April 18, 1917 • Various

... bravest, gentlest mind, Thy country's friend, but more of human kind. O! born to arms! O! worth in youth approv'd! O! soft humanity in age belov'd! For thee the hardy vet'ran drops a tear, And the gay courtier feels the ...
— The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes - Volume the Eighth: The Lives of the Poets, Volume II • Samuel Johnson

Words linked to "Vet" :   physician, American Legion, follow, md, veterinarian, medico, be, inspect, serviceman, care for, treat, practice of medicine, veteran, horse doctor, legionnaire, veterinary surgeon, Dr., military personnel, doctor, medicine, doc, ex-serviceman, Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW, military man, man

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