On deck, I had all the reef-earrings brought up from the lazarette, and got everything in readiness for any emergency.
The deck being blown up, it had fallen down into the lazarette of course.
The lazarette deck came so low that we had to squat when still or move upon our knees.
Haven't I spent a half hour in the lazarette looking and listening for just such sounds as you describe?
I lifted the trap in the floor, but for some moments gazed dubiously into the darkness of the lazarette beneath.
I'm reely pained y'know, that your vally can't come along, but we'll have your piano set up in the lazarette.
And I know that they came up out of the lazarette, the three of them, dripping with perspiration and baffled.
The forecastle was lumbered with ship's chandlery, the hold nigh full of rice, the lazarette crowded with the teas and silks.
Again I went below; but before I dropped into the lazarette I took the precaution of casting down the door in advance.
He rolled to the lazarette aft the cabin and began hauling out the big mainsail.
"house for reception of lepers and diseased poor persons," 1540s, from Italian lazareto "place set aside for performance of quarantine" (especially that of Venice, which received many ships from plague-infested districts in the East), from the Biblical proper name Lazarus. Meaning "building set apart for quarantine" is c.1600 in English. The word in Italian was perhaps influenced by the name of another hospital in Venice, that associated with the church of Santa Maria di Nazaret.