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stretcher party

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Definition of stretcher party in English:

noun

A group of stretcher-bearers.
Example sentences
  • Then he realised that the opening was intended for the stretcher party.
  • Her movement was so violent and so sudden that the stretcher party had to fight for balance.
  • As a sergeant he had been in charge of stretcher parties, searching in No Man's Land, dragging to shelter men who no longer had a face, who howled to be shot to end their suffering.

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