Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compartment on board a man-of-war or a troop-ship for the accommodation and treatment of sick and wounded.

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Examples

  • As previews of Julie Taymor's behemoth Broadway show "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" continue to be hobbled by actor injuries, safety concerns and high-scrutiny headlines, Blitt's sick-bay scene of laid-up and lame Peter Parkers strikes just the right comic note.

    IMAGE OF THE DAY: New Yorker cover artist sends Spider-Man to the hospital

  • Slumping down on the bunk, he had only to extend his hand to the terminal and contact sick-bay.

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  • There were twenty-five in sick-bay, and not all with just black eyes and bruises.

    Damia's Children

  • Those listening in - and sick-bay seemed well populated at the moment - murmured in surprise.

    Damia's Children

  • Or rather the aftermath of it came to his notice in sick-bay.

    Damia's Children

  • And 'ported them both to the sick-bay corridor outside the cubicle.

    Damia's Children

  • Next he let himself into an empty cabin adjacent to sick-bay and started to scan the waiting patients, keeping a light contact with Gravy.

    Damia's Children

  • As they passed some of the more important features, or Lin indicated which lift to take to reach the gym, sick-bay and commissary, Rojer began to feel more assured.

    Damia's Children

  • On instructions from Sbl, Commander Exeter had kept the treatment water from the first bath and, when needed, Thian took Mur down to sick-bay for another session.

    Damia's Children

  • Flk gestured for Thian to seat himself which he was quite willing to do for even the short walk up from sick-bay proved tiring. 'dini seating had been included in the furnishings of this stateroom and FIk made itself comfortable on the padded stool.

    Damia's Children

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