Definition of Stretcher-bearer

1. Noun. One who helps carry a stretcher.

Exact synonyms: Litter-bearer
Generic synonyms: Attendant, Attender, Tender



Definition of Stretcher-bearer

1. Noun. A person who carries, or helps to carry, injured or dead people on a stretcher. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretcher-bearer

stretch one's legs
stretch out
stretch pants
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stretch reflex
stretch the truth
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stretchably
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stretched the truth
stretchedness
stretcher-bearer (current term)
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Literary usage of Stretcher-bearer

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1. Germany's Violations of the Laws of War 1914-15 by Ministère Des Affaires Étrangères, France, John Otway Percy Bland (1915)
"66 EXTRACT from the note-book of the stretcher- bearer Joseph Ott, 33d Division, i6th Army Corps, describing the looting of a village by permission of ..."

2. Germany's Violations of the Laws of War 1914-15 by John Otway Percy Bland (1915)
"66 EXTRACT from the note-book of the stretcher- bearer Joseph Ott, 331f Division, 16th Army Corps, describing the looting of a village by permission of ..."

3. Rhymes of a Red Cross Man by Robert William Service (1916)
"THE stretcher-bearer My stretcher is one scarlet stain, And as I tries to scrape it clean, I tell you wot — I'm sick with pain For all I've 'card, ..."

4. Rhymes of a Red Cross Man by Robert William Service (1916)
"THE stretcher-bearer My stretcher is one scarlet stain, And as I tries to scrape it clean, I tell you wot — I'm sick with pain For all I've 'card, ..."

5. Rhymes of a Red Cross Man by Robert William Service (1916)
"THE stretcher-bearer My stretcher is one scarlet stain, And as I tries to scrape it clean, I tell you wot — I'm sick with pain For all I've 'eard, ..."

6. First Call: Guide Posts to Berlin by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"The stretcher-bearer lights the smoke, binds up Tommy's wound, and placing him on the stretcher, the two Red Cross men, start with him on their way to the ..."

7. How a Soldier May Succeed After the War: "the Corporal with the Book," by Russell Herman Conwell (1918)
"... V THE stretcher-bearer AND HIS BOOK IN this fascinating research after romantic facts concerning the soldiers and their books, one of the most startling ..."

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