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infirmary in Education topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinfirmaryin‧fir‧ma‧ry /ɪnˈfɜːməri $ -ɜːr-/ noun (plural infirmaries) [countable]  1 MHa hospital – often used in the names of hospitals in Britain2 SEMHa room in a school or other institution where people can get medical treatment
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infirmaryNorthampton's first infirmary was opened here in 1744.Next to the Chapel is the former infirmary - later the almshouse.He had discharged one of them from the infirmary in no worse condition than when he had arrived.As of mid-April, he remained in the infirmary.It will mean fewer patients need stay in the infirmary for operations on cataracts and squints.All governors were to have the right to recommend patients to the infirmary in proportion to their subscriptions.The infirmary and stables had become dilapidated during the wars, having been occupied by enemy cavalry, and were empty.