"medical greek" Definition

  1. the slang used by medical students at the hospitals. At the London University they have a way of disguising English, described by Albert Smith as the Gower Street Dialect, which consists in transposing the initials of words, _e.g._, “poke a smipe”—smoke a pipe; “flutter-by”—butterfly, &c. This disagreeable nonsense, which has not even the recommendation of a little ability in its composition, is often termed Marrowskying. _See_ GREEK, ST. GILES’S GREEK, or the “_Ægidiac_” dialect, Language of ZIPH, &c.

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