gurney

[gur-nee]
noun, plural gurneys.
a flat, padded table or stretcher with legs and wheels, for transporting patients or bodies.

Origin:
1935–40; of unexplained orig.

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gurney (ˈɡɜːnɪ)
 
n
(US) a wheeled stretcher for transporting hospital patients
 
[C20: of unknown origin]

Gurney (ˈɡɜːnɪ)
 
n
Ivor (Bertie). 1890--1937, British poet and composer, noted esp for his songs and his poems of World War I

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gurney gur·ney (gûr'nē)
n. pl. gur·neys
A metal stretcher with wheeled legs, used for transporting patients.

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Example sentences
Meanwhile, two emergency medical technicians wheel an injured patient on a
  gurney into the hallway of a packed waiting room.
There's also the motorcycle rider, decapitated in an accident, who arrives on a
  gurney with his head riding shotgun.
The only sign of anything unusual was a big hairy arm sticking out from under a
  sheet on a gurney.
The general procedure is for the condemned to be strapped onto a gurney and
  wheeled into the execution chamber.
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