infirmary

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

Definition of infirmary

plural

infirmaries

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

Examples of infirmary in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

infirmary

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

Definition of infirmary for English Language Learners

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


INFIRMARY Defined for Kids

infirmary

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noun in·fir·ma·ry \in-ˈfər-mə-rē\

Definition of infirmary for Students

plural

infirmaries

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


Medical Dictionary

infirmary

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noun in·fir·ma·ry \in-ˈfərm-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of infirmary

plural

infirmaries

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


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