Definition of sickroom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkruːm/
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪkrʊm/


A room in a school or place of work occupied by or set apart for people who are unwell.
Example sentences
  • Sprinkle it about where a suspicious smell is detected - in lavatories, sickrooms, cesspools or sewers.
  • She followed him out of the sickroom and down a long hall way.
  • Watching the two of them should be easier than nursing half the sickroom, surely.

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