sick list

sick list

sick list ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a list of persons who are sick.


  1. 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.

    At Aboukir and Acre

    George Alfred Henty

  • The Resolution had only three men on the sick-list, and but one of these had the scurvy.

    Captain Cook

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • In a very short time we had not a single person on the sick-list.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe

  • What about the men on the sick-list, and the non-combatants that have to be counted in every squad?

    Trapped by Malays

    George Manville Fenn

  • And so we have fewer men on the sick-list than any regiment out here?

    Middy and Ensign

    G. Manville Fenn

  • British Dictionary definitions for sick list sick list noun

    1. a list of the sick, esp in the army or navy

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