a residential establishment that provides special care for convalescents and aged or infirm persons.
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- rest area,
- rest assured,
- rest cure,
- rest energy,
- rest mass,
- rest on one's laurels,
- rest room,
- rest stop,
Origin of rest home
First recorded in 1920–25
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an old people's home
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An establishment where elderly or disabled persons are housed and cared for.
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