from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sick-list.
  • n. A report rendered at regular or stated intervals, as daily or monthly, by a military or naval surgeon to the proper authority, giving an account of the sick and wounded under his charge.


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  • Those who refused to go on the sick-report were, nevertheless, sick.

    History of the Gatling Gun Detachment

  • It was not uncommon to find twenty or twenty-five per cent of a command on the sick-report, and in some cases the sick-list went as high as fifty per cent.

    History of the Gatling Gun Detachment

  • No, he was not in arrest; neither was he on sick-report.

    From the Ranks

  • When the end came at last the effective force, outside of the cavalry, hardly exceeded 8,000, while even of this small number nearly every officer and man might well have gone on the sick-report had not pride and duty held him to his post.

    History of the Nineteenth Army Corps

  • [7] The Victory's sick-report for this day numbered only ten convalescents, who all attended their respective quarters during the battle; and the whole

    The Death of Lord Nelson


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