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rest home

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noun
  1. a residential establishment that provides special care for convalescents and aged or infirm persons.
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Origin of rest home

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for rest-home

rest-home

noun
  1. an old people's home
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rest-home in Medicine

rest home

n.
  1. An establishment where elderly or disabled persons are housed and cared for.
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