- convalescent home
- an institution for geriatricsDeposited by their descendants, the inmates go there to die rather than get better.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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convalescent home — n an institution for the care of convalescing patients … Medical dictionary
convalescent\ home — See: convalescent home (an error in the dictionary: exclusive circle) … Словарь американских идиом
convalescent home — Home ho olana ma i; hale pipipi (ancient kind) … English-Hawaiian dictionary
convalescent home — Synonyms and related words: VA hospital, asylum, base hospital, clinic, community hospital, convalescent hospital, evacuation hospital, field hospital, general hospital, home, hospital, infirmary, inpatient clinic, maison de sante, mental… … Moby Thesaurus
convalescent home — conva lescent .home also .conva lescent .hospital n a place where people stay when they need care from doctors and nurses, but are not sick enough to be in a hospital →↑nursing home … Dictionary of contemporary English
convalescent home — place for retaining health and strength, recovery home, rest home … English contemporary dictionary
convalescent home — /kɒnvəˈlɛsənt hoʊm/ (say konvuh lesuhnt hohm) noun → nursing home … Australian English dictionary
convalescent home — See nursing home … Ballentine's law dictionary
convalescent home — noun : an institution for the care of convalescing patients … Useful english dictionary
Miners' Convalescent Home, Blackpool — Miners Convalescent Home Location: Blackpool, Lancashire Coordinates … Wikipedia