- a daily formation for those requiring medical attention.
- the period during which this formation is held.
Origin of sick call
First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for sick call
Been to make a sick-call, I suppose, and got caught in the snow-storm.Hidden Hand
Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
They would insist always on accompanying me home from a night sick-call.My New Curate
Sick-call was sounding as they passed the barracks, and Captain Devers met them on the walk.Under Fire
At 8:30 each day, aboard the battleships, there is what is known as sick-call.Two Boys of the Battleship
Frank V. Webster
At the usual hour in the morning the bugle blew the "sick-call."Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6)