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rest home

a residential establishment that provides special care for convalescents and aged or infirm persons.
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First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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rest home in Medicine

rest home n.
An establishment where the old persons or the frail are housed and cared for.

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