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lazaret


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lazaret  \Laz`a*ret"\,  Lazaretto  \Laz`a*ret"to\,  n.  [F.  lazaret, 
  or  It  lazzeretto  fr  Lazarus.  See  {Lazar}.] 
  A  public  building,  hospital,  or  pesthouse  for  the  reception 
  of  diseased  persons,  particularly  those  affected  with 
  contagious  diseases. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lazaret  \Laz`a*ret"\,  Lazaretto  \Laz`a*ret"to\n.  (Naut.) 
 
  Note:  (Pronounced  by  seamen  ?) 
  A  low  space  under  the  after  part  of  the  main  deck,  used  as  a 
  storeroom. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lazaret 
  n  :  a  hospital  for  persons  with  infectious  diseases  (especially 
  leprosy)  [syn:  {lazaretto},  {lazarette},  {lazar  house},  {pesthouse}] 




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