Definition of Stretcher party

1. Noun. A party of people with stretchers to carry an injured person.

Generic synonyms: Company, Party



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stretcher Party

stretch out
stretch pants
stretch receptor
stretch reflex
stretch the truth
stretchabilities
stretchability
stretchable
stretchably
stretched
stretched out
stretched the truth
stretchedness
stretcher-bearer
stretcher party (current term)
stretchered
stretchering
stretchers
stretches
stretches out
stretches the truth
stretchest
stretcheth
stretchier
stretchiest
stretchily
stretchiness
stretching
stretching(a)

Literary usage of Stretcher party

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1. St. Mary's Hospital Gazette by St. Mary's Hospital (London, England) (1898)
"We had now cleared the natives out of their camp, and the troops, in conjunction with my stretcher party, started to build a hospital. ..."

2. The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society by Manchester Geographical Society (1898)
"and the troops, in conjunction with my stretcher party, started to build a hospital. This consists of four upright posts, fixed into the ground, ..."

3. London Society (1879)
"marines, 80 men ; two field guns, and Gatling guns crew, 57 men ; 4 pioneers, 12 in the stretcher party, 17 to carry the spare ammunition, 4 for medical ..."

4. The Advance of Our West African Empire by Charles Braithwaite Wallis (1903)
"The supply column might be divided up as follows :— 1 Company - 2 Companies - 2 Sections (advanced guard) Carriers 1 Section stretcher party 1 Section ..."

5. The Advance of Our West African Empire by Charles Braithwaite Wallis (1903)
"The supply column might be divided up as follows:— 1 Company 1 Companies - 2 Sections (advanced guard) Carriers 1 Section stretcher party 1 Section Carriers ..."

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