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infirmary

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noun in·fir·ma·ry \in-ˈfərm-rē, -ˈfər-mə-\

Simple Definition of infirmary

  • : a place where sick people stay and are cared for in a school, prison, summer camp, etc.

Full Definition of infirmary

plural in·fir·ma·ries

  1. :  a place where the infirm or sick are lodged for care and treatment

Examples of infirmary

  1. One of the students became ill and was sent to the infirmary.



15th Century

First Known Use of infirmary

15th century


INFIRMARY Defined for Kids

infirmary

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noun in·fir·ma·ry \in-ˈfər-mə-rē\

Definition of infirmary

plural in·fir·ma·ries

  1. :  a place for the care and housing of sick people




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infirmary

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noun in·fir·ma·ry \in-ˈfərm-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of infirmary

plural in·fir·ma·ries

  1. :  a place especially in a school or college for the care and treatment of the sick




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