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infirmary
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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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
  • Dan Needham described Mr. Tubulari as "already senseless, before his fall," but the track-and-field coach severely sprained his ankle in the mishap and had to be carried to the Hubbard Infirmary.
    p. 397.4
  • There were photographs on the wall of his office in the Hubbard Infirmary—they were old black-and-white photographs of the clockfaces on the church spires in Zurich; and photographs of the water birds in the Limmat, and of the people feeding the birds from those funny, arched footbridges.
    p. 311.4
  • The headmaster was confined to the Hubbard Infirmary for the remainder of the day; the nurses, and the school doctor, wanted to keep him—for observation—overnight, but the headmaster threatened to fire all of them if he was not released.
    p. 400.8

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