noun, plural gur·neys.
Origin of gurney
Examples from the Web for gurney
“He was trying to talk, ripping his head and shoulders off the gurney,” Fretland said.Lifting the Curtain on Oklahoma's Botched Lethal Injection|Caitlin Dickson|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Myers and Gurney felt such actions were a means to validate the report.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Often these people end up on a special kind of board with legs that fold out, a gurney.What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lockett began to convulse violently, his head and chest rising up off the gurney multiple times as he called out, “Oh, man.”Lethal Injection Leads to the Most Botched Executions|Austin Sarat, Robert Henry Weaver, Heather Richard|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two attendants climbed out, took a gurney from the back of the van, and disappeared inside the building.
Mr. Gurney was a patron of the Turf and a genuine lover of old English sports, but he was never known to bet.Norfolk Annals|Charles Mackie
My friend, Mr. Gurney, has intimated to me that he will not object to it.The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane,|William Brodie Gurney
On the following day, Mr. Gurney drove out to look at the property.Ralph Gurney's Oil Speculation|James Otis
This remark was received by Gurney and Phil Briant with a suppressed groan—by the other men in silence.The Red Eric|R.M. Ballantyne
Half an hour later, Gurney touched him on the shoulder and beckoned him outside, where conversation was possible.The Turmoil|Booth Tarkington
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Word Origin for gurney
British Dictionary definitions for gurney (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for gurney
by 1921, of unknown origin. It also is a surname.