Gurney meaning

gûr'nē
A metal stretcher with wheeled legs, used for transporting patients.
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A stretcher or cot on wheels, used in hospitals to move patients.
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(US) A stretcher having wheeled legs.
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Origin of gurney

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.