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Hospital ward   /hˈɑspˌɪtəl wɔrd/   Listen
Hospital ward

Block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care.  Synonym: ward.

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"Hospital ward" Quotes from Famous Books

... just exactly wide enough for me to pass along with elbows touching either wall. It was high; there was plenty of air in it; it was as scrupulously clean as a hospital ward. On either hand there were narrow wooden doors, spaced about twenty feet apart, every one of them closed; there were no bolts on the outside of the doors, and no keyholes, but I could not move them by shoving against them as ...
— Caves of Terror • Talbot Mundy

... to-night, kiddo. I ain't taking out a hospital ward, you know. Gad! I like you, though, when you're white-looking like this! Why'd you dodge me at noon to-day and to-night after closing? New guy? I won't stand for it, you know, you little white-faced ...
— Every Soul Hath Its Song • Fannie Hurst

... in bed, in the corner of the hospital ward, to the left. He was looking very pale, and ...
— Poor Jack • Frederick Marryat

... a plunge bath big enough to swim in, open to men and women alternate nights, and to children every day. There will be a pool-room, card-room, and refreshment buffet; also a quiet little room for women's social events, and an emergency hospital ward. I think we should hire a trained nurse who would not be too dignified to cook and serve meals when there's no business doing in the hospital. You know how everyone gets hankering now and then for a meal from home,—not that it's any better, but it's different. ...
— Dennison Grant - A Novel of To-day • Robert Stead

... a room which seemed no different from a hospital ward. On little white beds lay naked children of various sizes, perfect, solemn-eyed youngsters and older children as beautiful as animated statues. Above each bed was a small Life Ray projector. A white-capped nurse went from ...
— Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930 • Various

Words linked to "Hospital ward" :   ward, detox, infirmary, hospital, block, maternity ward

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