Doctor Squintum

George Whitefield, so called by Foote in his farce entitled The Minor. (1714-1770.) Theodore Hook applied the same sobriquet to the Rev. Edward Irving, who had an obliquity of the eyes. (1792-1834.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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