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infirmary

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Definition a small facility where patients receive treatment — such as a room or two at a school as contrasted to a busy hospital or medical clinic
  • She felt ill and went to the infirmary.
infirmary = small facility where patients receive treatment
  • I walked her to the campus infirmary.
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • Being far too ill to remain in the common prison, he was removed, after the first day or so, into the infirmary.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • I couldn't escape a confusing sense of having lived through all of this before—Phineas in the Infirmary, and myself responsible.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • Thought you'd be more comfortable in a guest room than in the infirmary.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • There are farms. There is a school. An infirmary. A temple.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • Old Mr. Antolini felt his pulse and all, and then he took off his coat and put it over James Castle and carried him all the way over to the infirmary.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • They took about twenty chaps to the infirmary,
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • Without a word he spun and hurried back toward the infirmary.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • How he longed to be in bed in the infirmary, fast asleep!
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • Anyway, we got him inside and took him to the infirmary, and the doctor tended to him.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  • I left the Infirmary and went to my 10:10 class, which was on American history.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • Please bring some of Finny's clothes and his toilet things to the Infirmary.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • The air was laden with hospital smells, not unlike those of the gym except that the Infirmary lacked that sense of spent human vitality.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • I reached the Infirmary with Finny's suitcase and went inside.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • I didn't know what I was going to say at the Infirmary.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • In this way I tried to calm myself as I walked with Finny's suitcase toward the Infirmary.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • There was a street light behind me somewhere through the trees and the windows of the Infirmary dimly reflected it.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • infirmary = place where patients receive treatment
  • Hodge stood by the infirmary door, his neat suit stained with patches of rust.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment
  •     Church met her at the top of the stairs, yowling like a foghorn, and led her to the infirmary.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
infirmary = a small facility where patients receive treatment

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