gurney

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noun gur·ney \ˈgər-nē\

Definition of gurney

plural

gurneys

  1. :  a wheeled cot or stretcher

Origin and Etymology of gurney

probably ultimately from Gurney cab type of horse-drawn cab with a rear entrance, from J. Theodore Gurney, who patented such a cab in Boston in 1883


First Known Use: 1939


GURNEY Defined for English Language Learners

gurney

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noun gur·ney \ˈgər-nē\

Definition of gurney for English Language Learners

  • : a bed on a frame with wheels that is used for moving people who are sick or injured


Medical Dictionary

gurney

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noun gur·ney \ˈgər-nē\

Medical Definition of gurney

plural

gurneys

  1. :  a wheeled cot or stretcher


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