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med'icine man"




1. (among North American Indians and some other aboriginal peoples) a person believed to possess magical or supernatural powers; shaman.
2. a seller of patent medicine, esp. before 1900, presenting a medicine show to attract customers.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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