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stretcher-bearer

[strech-er-bair-er] /ˈstrɛtʃ ərˌbɛər ər/
noun
1.
a person who helps carry a stretcher, as in removing wounded from a battlefield.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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stretcher-bearer

noun
1.
a person who helps to carry a stretcher, esp in wartime
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