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cottage hospital

noun
1.
(Brit) a small rural hospital
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • That cottage hospital is a blessing to the people of this part of the shore.

    A Labrador Doctor

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • The matron of the cottage hospital reassured him on one point.

    The Daffodil Mystery

    Edgar Wallace
  • A curious story was told me by an old woman in the cottage hospital at Cushendall.

    Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews
  • All this for chapel and church; but no cottage hospital, either for accidents or diseases.

    Field and Hedgerow Richard Jefferies
  • Adjoining is the cottage hospital, a beautiful building, the gift of a lady in memory of her son.

    Deaconesses in Europe Jane M. Bancroft
  • In 1867 the cottage hospital had to be abandoned, as erysipelas broke out and would not be expelled.

  • She is the sister who for seven years has had the management of the nursing department in the cottage hospital at Walsall.

  • Weve even succeeded in getting wounded soldiers in the cottage hospital.

    The Rough Road

    William John Locke

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