stretcher


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Synonyms for stretcher

a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

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a mechanical device used to make something larger (as shoes or gloves) by stretching it

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a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead

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a stone that forms the top of wall or building

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Rostov did not think what this call for stretchers meant; he ran on, trying only to be ahead of the others; but just at the bridge, not looking at the ground, he came on some sticky, trodden mud, stumbled, and fell on his hands.
At that instant the sun began to hide behind the clouds, and other stretchers came into view before Rostov.
The hussars ran back to the men who held their horses; their voices sounded louder and calmer, the stretchers disappeared from sight.
He saw the two whale-boats land on the beach, and the sick, on stretchers or pick-a-back, groaning and wailing, go by in lugubrious procession.
The knot of men with the stretcher had stopped too, half-way to the steamer, as if petrified.
Some of the pilgrims behind the stretcher carried his arms--two shot-guns, a heavy rifle, and a light revolver- carbine--the thunderbolts of that pitiful Jupiter.
The next moment Pollyanna heard voices, and very soon their owners appeared three men carrying a stretcher and various other articles.
Pointing to the stretcher, he asked mechanically: "What's that?
They've brought blankets and a stretcher and brandy.
They passed through the narrow entrance and into the stone-flagged barroom, where the men laid down their stretcher.
Aunt Polly -- Tom's Aunt Polly, she is -- and Mary, and the Widow Douglas is all told about in that book, which is mostly a true book, with some stretchers, as I said before.
Dornier 228 OEM, RUAG Aviation, has secured state-of-the-art medevac stretcher kits from GVH Aerospace.
RESCUE volunteers carried a woman across the moors on a stretcher after she was hurt in a terrifying fall.
AN INTERNATIONAL sports team is taking on an epic charity challenge with a difference - by carrying a former Royal Marine on a stretcher from Cardiff to Buckinghamshire.
Summary: Viral video shows woman dragging ailing husband to emergency ward on the first floor as patient 'denied' stretcher or wheelchair