Definition of Lazarette

1. Noun. Hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy).

Exact synonyms: Lazar House, Lazaret, Lazaretto, Pesthouse
Generic synonyms: Hospital, Infirmary



Definition of Lazarette

1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of lazaret) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lazarette

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lazarette

layshafts
layship
laystall
laystalls
laytime
laytimes
layup
layups
laywoman
laywomen
lazar
lazar house
lazarenkoite
lazaret
lazarets
lazarette (current term)
lazarettes
lazaretto
lazarettos
lazarine leprosy
lazarite
lazars
lazarwort
laze
laze about
laze around
lazed
lazer
lazes
lazied

Literary usage of Lazarette

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1. When the Prussians Came to Poland: The Experiences of an American Woman by Laura Blackwell de Gozdawa Turczynowicz (1916)
"On the 28th day of August—my birthday—a Russian Sister came to me to see if we could help their hospital—a field lazarette, with about one hundred and fifty ..."

2. On the Right of the British Line by Gilbert Nobbs (1917)
"CHAPTER XXIV WARD 43, RESERVE lazarette 5, HANOVER OCCUPANTS OF THE WARD. CHIVALRY OP THE AIR "DEFORE the war Reserve lazarette 5 at Hanover was a military ..."

3. The Tichborne Trial: The Summing-up by the Lord Chief Justice of England by Alexander James Edmund Cockburn, Arthur Orton (1874)
"I went down in the lazarette. You did go down in the lazarette ?—Yes. ... Did you go to the lazarette ?—I did ; I imagine from what you allude to it is the ..."

4. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1894)
"The lazarette measured about eighteen inches on the inside, and was surrounded by an iron rim. It was provided with an iron grating which set down into the ..."

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