Definition of Sick call

1. Noun. The daily military formation at which individuals report to the medical officer as sick.

Exact synonyms: Sick Parade
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Military Formation



Definition of Sick call

1. Noun. (US military) A daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sick Call

sicherite
sichuan pepper
sichuan peppers
sicilici
sicilicus
sick
sick(p)
sick-abed
sick and tired
sick as a dog
sick as a parrot
sick bag
sick benefit
sick berth
sick building syndrome
sick call (current term)
sick calls
sick day
sick days
sick euthyroid syndrome
sick headache
sick joke
sick leave
sick list
sick man
sick man of Asia
sick man of East Asia
sick man of Europe
sick men
sick note

Literary usage of Sick call

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1. Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen Months a Guest of by John McElroy (1879)
"... sick call," AND THE SCENES THAT ACCOMPANIED IT MUSTERING THE LAME, HALT AND DISEASED AT THE SOUTH GATE AN ..."

2. Fourteen Months in Southern Prisons: Being a Narrative of the Treatment of by Henry M. Davidson (1865)
"When the hospital was first established outside, only two surgeons were in attendance at the sick- call, but before the summer was past, twelve additional ..."

3. Army Regulations by Confederate States of America War Dept, United States War Dept (1901)
"sick call. 1431. At sick call the enlisted men of each company who require medical attention will be conducted to the hospital by a noncommissioned officer, ..."

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