If it was so with the orderlies, you can imagine how it was with the poor fellows for whom she was working.
orderlies were not sent out at that hour of the morning unless the cause was pressing.
Here we had a crazy German doctor, a mediocre French one and Canadian orderlies.
In this respect he differs considerably from the majority of orderlies.
In a moment afterwards we met Captain Wessels and the orderlies who had our horses; they were on foot leading the horses.
At the other end of the ward sat the two orderlies, drinking wine.
There is one doctor, a nurse, a cook and two orderlies; the dispensary site is very beautiful.
They are instantly restored to me by orderlies and my friends among the English.
Certain men, orderlies or stretcher bearers, would be imprisoned.
You will be accompanied by the two men of the bodyguard, who have come with me as orderlies.
"military attendant who carries orders," 1781, short for orderly corporal, etc. Extended 1809 to an attendant at a hospital (originally a military hospital) charged with keeping things in order and clean. See orderly (adj.).
orderly or·der·ly (ôr'dər-lē)
An attendant in a hospital.