stretcher

Part of speech:

One who, or that which, stretches.

Part of speech: noun

A frame for carrying the wounded or dead.

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Usage examples "stretcher":

  1. He came in on a stretcher as bright as a button, smoking a cigar and laughing. - "My War Experiences in Two Continents", Sarah Macnaughtan.
  2. Two men entered, bearing a prone form on a stretcher, and Racksole followed them. - "The Grand Babylon Hotel", Arnold Bennett.
  3. It struck a corner against the chair and clattered on the floor- the canvas on its stretcher simultaneously flying out of the frame. - "Red Masquerade", Louis Joseph Vance.