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Definition of "brancard" [bran•card]

  • A litter on which a person may be carried. (noun)

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Use "brancard" in a sentence
  • "When they have been carried or have stiffly and slowly marched through the entrance to the train, the "brancard" cases are brought in and laid on the floor."
  • "With a sudden movement the man put the sinister carriage in motion, but when he had got it close to the door of the mortuary, he stopped a moment: -- "We have many compliments on our brancard," he said cheerfully."
  • "One night a soldier, who is always drunk, was lying on a brancard in the doctor's own room, and no one seemed to mind."