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sick bay

a hospital or dispensary, especially aboard ship.
Origin of sick bay
First recorded in 1805-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It is a case of going to "sick bay" and of "out pipes" at nine o'clock.

    Some Naval Yarns Mordaunt Hall
  • Why he had to go to "sick bay" for such a trifle was beyond him.

    Some Naval Yarns Mordaunt Hall
  • "Who lay in sick bay for three months," Captain Warfield contributed.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • Clayton didn't struggle as they led him down to the sick bay.

    The Man Who Hated Mars Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Nancy, she knew, had been removed to the sick bay where Mrs. Duke could look after her.

  • Back the way he had come, back toward the sick bay, he pitched.

    The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey
  • He fought like a tiger, and they had to tie him hand and foot to get him over to the sick bay.

    The Unprotected Species Melvin Sturgis
  • In the passage leading to McCuaig's compartment, he met four men, bearing on a stretcher toward the sick bay a long silent form.

  • In a bunk down in the sick bay Pembroke tossed uneasily, his face a bright red.

  • I told the first officer that the doctor was in a room in the sick bay, and he was helped away limping along the deck.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie

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