I was taken into one by Maurice, a gnarled old Vietnam vet in a wooly hat.
Instead of gorging on rumors, he would rather see reporters working hard to vet Romney and his positions.
But they take their animals to the vet precisely because they care about their animals.
Champion says part of that stems from the competitive environment of the top schools, which vet their admittees so heavily.
Craigslist and Backpage should be havens for workers to connect with and vet clients from the safety of their homes.
She gave me a hint about what they call 'mouth lameness' our vet would give his eye for.
This would be an ideal condition, but it has not, as vet been reached.
vet River, the next obstacle, was secured on May 5, and crossed on the following day by the greater part of the main column.
The vet says the horse has laminitis in his off fore foot, but it's all my eye.
Stall of the Favourite, "Majority," who is being inspected by the great "vet."
1862, shortened form of veterinarian.
1848, shortened form of veteran.
"to submit (an animal) to veterinary care," 1891, from veterinarian. The colloquial sense of "subject to careful examination" (as of an animal by a veterinarian, especially of a horse before a race) is first attested 1904, in Kipling. Related: Vetted; vetting.
Veterinary: the vet school
A veterinarian (1862+)
To examine closely; scrutinize critically: Random House plans a review of its procedures for ''vetting'' or checking a book prior to publication/ The hosts are a carefully vetted collection of bubble brains (1904+)
[verb sense fr the close examination of an animal by a veterinarian]