Sickhouse meaning

A place where sick or injured people are cared for; a hospital.
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Origin of sickhouse

  • From Middle English sykhous, sek hous (“hospital”, literally “a house for the sick”), equivalent to sick +‎ house. Cognate with Dutch ziekenhuis (“hospital”), Danish sygehus (“hospital”), Swedish sjukhus (“hospital”). Compare also German Krankenhaus (“hospital”).

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