sickroom

[sik-room, -roo m]
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Origin of sickroom

First recorded in 1740–50; sick1 + room
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Related Words for sickroom

dispensary, hospital, sickroom

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British Dictionary definitions for sickroom

sickroom

noun
  1. a room to which a person who is ill is confined
  2. a room set aside, as in a school, for people who are taken ill
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sickroom in Medicine

sickroom

[sĭkrōōm′, -rum′]
n.
  1. A room occupied by a sick person.
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