[sik-room, -roo m]
Origin of sickroom
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Examples from the Web for sickroom
Livinius came from his sickroom and joined them in a week, and was told the news.Nicanor - Teller of Tales
C. Bryson Taylor
They helped him to the sickroom, for he could barely trail his legs after him.St. Winifred's
Frederic W. Farrar
The strictest attention should be paid to the ventilation of the sickroom.
The sickroom itself should be large and in a quiet part of the house.
While he was talking to Hugh, Nathan Hornby came and was called into the sickroom also.The Wind Before the Dawn
Dell H. Munger
- a room to which a person who is ill is confined
- a room set aside, as in a school, for people who are taken ill
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- A room occupied by a sick person.
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