- a list of persons who are sick.
- on the sick list, in poor health; not well; ill.
Origin of sick list
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Historical Examples of sick list
Condor had to go on the sick-list half an hour after the fight was over.At Aboukir and Acre
George Alfred Henty
The Resolution had only three men on the sick-list, and but one of these had the scurvy.Captain Cook
In a very short time we had not a single person on the sick-list.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
What about the men on the sick-list, and the non-combatants that have to be counted in every squad?Trapped by Malays
George Manville Fenn
And so we have fewer men on the sick-list than any regiment out here?Middy and Ensign
G. Manville Fenn
- a list of the sick, esp in the army or navy