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sick bay

noun
1.
a hospital or dispensary, especially aboard ship.
Origin of sick bay
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • The medic in the sick bay fired two shots from a hypo-gun into both arms, but Clayton ignored the slight sting.

    The Man Who Hated Mars Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Nancy, she knew, had been removed to the sick bay where Mrs. Duke could look after her.

  • To be a pharmacist's mate third class, you are supposed to be of immediate value to the medical officer in the sick bay of a ship.

  • Back the way he had come, back toward the sick bay, he pitched.

    The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey
  • Removed him from the forecastle to a spare room in the forward house, which on the Retriever has always been used as a sick bay.

    Cappy Ricks Retires Peter B. Kyne
  • They found him on a cot in the sick bay, pale and weak from his terrible experience.

    The Battleship Boys at Sea Frank Gee Patchin
  • Captain Lonley was conveyed on board of the Bellevite, where he was committed to the sick bay.

  • Stretchers were brought and the patients were started quickly for the sick bay.

    The Battleship Boys at Sea Frank Gee Patchin
  • After the 343 made port the injured were handed over to the sick bay of the flag-ship.

    The U-boat hunters James B. Connolly
  • In the passage leading to McCuaig's compartment, he met four men, bearing on a stretcher toward the sick bay a long silent form.

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