ward bed

noun

Definition of ward bed

  1. 1 :  bed, board, and medical and nursing care in a hospital ward

  2. 2 :  care of a patient at expense of the hospital in return for providing an opportunity for clinical study admitted to a ward bed because he was of interest to the doctors

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ward bed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!