sick-room

sickroom

[sik-room, -room]
noun
a room in which a sick person is confined.

Origin:
1740–50; sick1 + room

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sickroom (ˈsɪkˌruːm, -ˌrʊm)
 
n
1.  a room to which a person who is ill is confined
2.  a room set aside, as in a school, for people who are taken ill

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sickroom sick·room (sĭk'rōōm', -rum')
n.
A room occupied by a sick person.

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