Stretchers

stretcher

A litter, usually a sheet of canvas stretched to a frame with four handles, used for transporting the sick or injured.

Origin: A.S. Streccan, to stretch


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 933 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link