Meaning of STRETCHER in English

STRETCHER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

bearer

The stretcher bearers ran out to unload the cargo.

■ VERB

carry

I felt a right idiot, being carried out on a stretcher , everybody gawping at me.

They get carried out on stretchers screaming.

It had been hoped to make six trips a day with each helicopter carrying six stretchers and four other wounded civilians.

I managed to have a brief word with the rescued pilot as he was carried on a stretcher into the ambulance.

Most of the prisoners had to be carried out on stretchers .

Two ambulance-men crossed the pavement, carrying a stretcher .

The faith, shown by the friends of the paralysed man who carried the stretcher , is an active faith.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A woman who had just given birth was being lifted off a stretcher .

Buffalo hunters usually worked in parties of four, with one shooter, two skinners, and one hide stretcher and cook.

I felt a right idiot, being carried out on a stretcher , everybody gawping at me.

Right in the middle is a stretcher .

The mortuary van had moved closer to the rim of the hollow and the stretcher was being manoeuvred into place.

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