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houseman

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nurses, doctors, etc
housemanhouse‧man /ˈhaʊsmən/ noun (plural housemen /-mən/) [countable] British English  MNsomeone who has nearly finished training as a doctor and is working in a hospital syn intern American English
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housemanNot a houseman - he seemed too confident to be a mere houseman.I remember ructions once when she was my houseman.A qualified doctor working as a senior houseman in a hospital pathology department she discovered she was pregnant in November 1988.Sylvia had started to hallucinate, seeing creepy-crawlies on her bed, and the houseman had to come and sort her out.I agreed, so long as the houseman would assure me that he was out of immediate danger.When I was a young houseman I - well, enjoyed a hectic love-life.
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