I saw him this morning and his face is all covered with postules, and they will have him in the pest house before night.
You had better have her taken to the pest house at once, then; there are chirurgeons and nurses enough there.
The use of the cigarette is, in fact, beneficial in in some ways, and no pest house should try to get along without it.
There was a “pest house” where victims of small pox were quarantined.
Dey built a hospital what dey called de 'pest house' out whar de stockade is now.
How he ever came to be in the pest house of Clerkenwell he never could altogether explain.
Shall I have to die in the streets, or to go to the pest house?
pest house n.
A hospital for patients affected with plague or other infectious disease.