lazaretto

Part of speech: noun

A pest - house or pest - ship.

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Usage examples "lazaretto":

  1. Wait till I go to the lazaretto before you put up your hands like that! - "Two Years in the French West Indies", Lafcadio Hearn.
  2. Out of the ordinary revenues of the government, aided by the property of the suppressed monasteries, schools were founded, an alms- house, a lazaretto for the plague- stricken, and an orphan- asylum. - "The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli", Johann Hottinger.