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Vet   /vɛt/   Listen
Vet

noun
1.
A doctor who practices veterinary medicine.  Synonyms: veterinarian, veterinary, veterinary surgeon.
2.
A person who has served in the armed forces.  Synonyms: ex-serviceman, veteran.



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"Vet" Quotes from Famous Books



... were spotted with any note of incontinencie. Manie thought themselues touched with his words, who hauing smelled somewhat of his secret tricks, that whereas he was a most licentious liuer, and an vnchast person of bodie and mind, vet he was so blinded, that he could not perceiue the beame in his own eies, whilest he espied a mote in another mans. Herevpon they grudged, that he should in such wise call other men to accompts for their honest demeanor of life, which could not render any good reckoning ...
— Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12) - Henrie I. • Raphael Holinshed

... Commanding Detective Corps. Middle Military Division, will proceed to Philadelphia, Pa., for the purpose of obtaining information regarding a certain commissioned officer of the U. S. Vet. Res. Corps. ...
— Between the Lines - Secret Service Stories Told Fifty Years After • Henry Bascom Smith

... hop he's using on that horse," said O'Connor, "I wish you'd tell me what it is. A month ago Fairfax was a bum; now he's pretty near a stake horse and getting better every time he starts. Why couldn't we have a smart 'vet' look him over on the sly before he goes to the post the next time? Then we could send word to the judge that Curry was stimulating ...
— Old Man Curry - Race Track Stories • Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

... any vices, His career was made almost When the Guatemalan crisis Caused him to resign his post; He possessed a Gordon setter On whose treatment by a vet I once wrote The Times a letter Which has not ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 28th, 1920 • Various

... Conservative Club. Oh! a pretty smash! The other horse and the boy thereon finished half-way up Moorthorne Road. He could stick on, no mistake, that kid could. Midland Railway horses. Whoppers. Either being taken to the vets' or brought from the vet's—I don't ...
— The Price of Love • Arnold Bennett

... the Little Red Doctor, the mildest thing he said to me was to ask me why I should take him for a dash-binged vet! ...
— From a Bench in Our Square • Samuel Hopkins Adams

... roadside. Nude to the waist, and careless of the august presences near, the soldier paid attention only to the dingy shirt he held over the smoke of some smoldering brush. The generals past, an aide spurred up to the toilet-making vet, and queried sharply: ...
— Four Years in Rebel Capitals - An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death • T. C. DeLeon

... cropped and uncropped mounts more accustomed to the slow drudgery of labour than to the rollicking, hard-going hunt; and after them the crowd on foot—village children, farm labourers, and apprentices from forge and counter. Riding side by side, and earnestly conversing, were the "vet," whose horse at the last hunt bolted and left him clinging to a bough, and the shopkeeper, whose grave attire and sober mien seemed strangely out of keeping with the bright, hilarious throng. These were soon met by the main party from the meet, and hounds and hunters ...
— Creatures of the Night - A Book of Wild Life in Western Britain • Alfred W. Rees



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



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