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noun as in litter

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noun as in carrying bed

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Using a helicopter with a stretcher attached, they picked me up from the ledge and flew me to nearby El Capitan Meadow, where they planned to transfer me to a larger helicopter that could transport me to a hospital in Fresno.

Logistical concerns like the availability of ammunition, or having a stretcher on hand to evacuate a wounded soldier, play key roles.

They wouldn’t need to restrain him in a stretcher, Calero told his parents.

With testimony set to begin, Pearl Farlow made a dramatic entrance on a stretcher.

The gentleman seemed to recover and after they took him out on a stretcher the show went on.

And the next time his friend saw Moses, it was online; his bloody body was slapped on a stretcher.

They carry it like a stretcher, though they're missing one stretcher-bearer.

Paramedics now headed into the shop with a stretcher to aid the gunman.

There was a stretcher near their position— someone had brought it out earlier and leaned it up near the truck.

Prep work now short- circuited, Carter kicked the ammo cans out of the way and snatched up the stretcher.

They dragged him back clear of any further falls, and improvised a stretcher on which to carry home his now unconscious body.

The stretcher-bearers brought the latter in, and I sent for the doctor at once, but he could only pronounce him to be dead also!

Four officers carried the stretcher, and about six others followed behind.

Well away from the enemy the soldier is borne on a stretcher, sewn up in his blankets and wrapped in a flag.

One Palmer and two small hackle Flies on your stretcher give a tolerable good chance.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stretcher, such as: cot, and pallet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.