|1.||a private hospital or residence staffed and equipped to care for aged or infirm persons|
|2.||(Brit) a private maternity home|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
nursing home n.
A private establishment that provides living quarters and care for the elderly or the chronically ill.