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n. pl. gur·neys
A metal stretcher with wheeled legs, used for transporting patients.
[Probably after J. Theodore Gurney, American inventor who patented a type of wheeled horse-drawn cab in 1883.]
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(Medicine) US a wheeled stretcher for transporting hospital patients
[C20: of unknown origin]
(Biography) Ivor (Bertie). 1890–1937, British poet and composer, noted esp for his songs and his poems of World War I
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n., pl. -neys.
a flat, padded table or stretcher with legs and wheels, for transporting patients or bodies.
[1935–40; of unexplained orig.]
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gurney- A stretcher with wheels.
See also related terms for wheels.
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|Noun||1.||gurney - a metal stretcher with wheels |
stretcher - a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles
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gurney[ˈgɜːnɪ] N (US) → camilla f
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