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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).

SUBDOCTRIX, n. A junior assistant female teacher.Rs. 1744 W. MacGill Old Ross-shire (1911) II. 102:
Mrs Paply and her eldest daughter whom she intends to call hom . . . to be subdoctrix.

[From doctrix, fem. of Doctor, n., 1.]

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"Subdoctrix n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 14 Aug 2022 <>



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