sick list ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a list of persons who are sick.
- on the sick list, in poor health; not well; ill.
Origin of sick list First recorded in 1785–95 Examples from the Web for sick list Historical Examples of sick list
Condor had to go on the sick-list half an hour after the fight was over.
George Alfred Henty
The Resolution had only three men on the sick-list, and but one of these had the scurvy.
In a very short time we had not a single person on the sick-list.
Edgar Allan Poe
What about the men on the sick-list, and the non-combatants that have to be counted in every squad?
George Manville Fenn
And so we have fewer men on the sick-list than any regiment out here?
G. Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for sick list sick list noun
- a list of the sick, esp in the army or navy