If it was so with the orderlies, you can imagine how it was with the poor fellows for whom she was working.
orderlies were going about, carrying out linens, emptying pans.
Here we had a crazy German doctor, a mediocre French one and Canadian orderlies.
Harris, coming up with the orderlies, found the old negro at his mare's bridle.
In a moment afterwards we met Captain Wessels and the orderlies who had our horses; they were on foot leading the horses.
There was straw on the stone floors and two surgeons and some orderlies.
There is one doctor, a nurse, a cook and two orderlies; the dispensary site is very beautiful.
orderlies were not sent out at that hour of the morning unless the cause was pressing.
Certain men, orderlies or stretcher bearers, would be imprisoned.
In this respect he differs considerably from the majority of orderlies.
"military attendant who carries orders," 1781, short for orderly corporal, etc. Extended 1809 to an attendant at a hospital (originally a military hospital) charged with keeping things in order and clean. See orderly (adj.).
orderly or·der·ly (ôr'dər-lē)
An attendant in a hospital.