quack salver

quacksalver

[kwak-sal-ver]
noun
1.
a quack doctor.
2.
a charlatan.

Origin:
1570–80; < early Dutch (now kwakzalver); see quack1, salve, -er1

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quacksalver (ˈkwækˌsælvə)
 
n
an archaic word for quack
 
[C16: from Dutch, from quack, apparently: to hawk + salfsalve1]

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