Definition of "sick-room" [sick-room]

  • A room occupied by one who is sick. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sick-room" in a sentence
  • "The light burned dimly and steadily and he had the feel that it was a sick-room."
  • "A black screen was drawn across his mirror of inner vision, and fancy lay in a darkened sick-room where entered no ray of light."
  • "This is the world of the sick-room, both a physical space abounding with strange tonics and brews, bleedings and leeches, curanderas and barber-surgeons, and saints and virgins, as well as a cultural space complete with its own structures of meaning."