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infirmary


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infirmary  \In*firm"a*ry\  ([i^]n*f[~e]rm"[.a]*r[y^]),  n.;  pl 
  {Infirmaries}  (-r[i^]z).  [Cf.  OE  fermerie  OF  enfermerie 
  F.  infirmerie  LL  infirmaria.  See  {Infirm}.] 
  A  hospital,  or  place  where  the  infirm  or  sick  are  lodged  and 
  nursed  gratuitously,  or  where  out-patients  are  treated. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infirmary 
  n  :  a  health  facility  where  patients  receive  treatment  [syn:  {hospital}] 




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