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hospital corner

noun
1.
a fold on a bed sheet or blanket made by tucking the foot or head of the sheet straight under the mattress with the ends protruding and then making a diagonal fold at the side corner of the sheet and tucking this under to produce a triangular corner.
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hospital corner

noun
1.
a corner of a made-up bed in which the bedclothes have been neatly and securely folded, esp as in hospitals
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Contemporary definitions for hospital corners
plural noun

professional bed-making with neat and secure folding of sheets and other bedding under the mattress corners, typical of hospitals

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