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- n. A lazaretto.
- n. A lazaretto.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A public building, hospital, or pesthouse for the reception of diseased persons, particularly those affected with contagious diseases.
- n. A low space under the after part of the main deck, used as a storeroom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as lazaretto.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
He was in charge of their "lazaret," or dispensary, and he said my ankle had to be set.
The delegate asked that in future the Head of the Detachment should be authorised to send wounded or injured man direct to the neighbouring lazaret.
They visited a lazaret in Carlsruhe, where the German Red Cross was caring for German wounded. 14
When Jim is sailing the boat, he sits on the arched Captain's seat or on the small lazaret seats above the propane tank lockers; these seating areas have no cushions.
The lazaret was opened during the plague outbreaks that decimated Venice, as well as much of Europe, throughout the 15th and 16th centuries A.D.
The island is believed to be the world's first lazaret — a quarantine colony intended to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Emergency dental treatment could be obtained in the German lazaret.
More serious cases went to the German camp lazaret, outside the compound.
I followed him down a dark hallway into a room much lower and darker than the lazaret, where two or three score dimarchi like himself were bent over a midday meal of fresh bread, beef, and boiled greens.
The portreeve asked if we could not stay in the lazaret, and when I shook my head, we - the pcrtreeve, Dorcas, and I - went there to permit him to argue with the physician in charge, who, as I had predicted, refused to have us.
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