a stretcher or cot on wheels, used in hospitals to move patients
Origin of gurney; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
A metal stretcher with wheeled legs, used for transporting patients.
Origin of gurneyProbably after J. Theodore Gurney, American inventor who patented a type of wheeled horse-drawn cab in 1883.
Unknown. Possibly from Gurney cab, a type of horse-drawn cab on wheels named after Theodore Gurney, the US inventor credited with creating and patenting it in about 1883.