litter-bearer
litter-bearer litter-bearer n. one who helps carry a stretcher.

Syn: stretcher-bearer. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • litter bearer — n. stretcher bearer, one who carries the injures, one who bears injured people on stretchers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • litter-bearer — noun one who helps carry a stretcher • Syn: ↑stretcher bearer • Hypernyms: ↑attendant, ↑attender, ↑tender …   Useful english dictionary

  • bearer — Synonyms and related words: Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, advocate, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing, bandeau, bheesty, boy, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, busboy, buttress, caddie, cane, cargo handler, carrier,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Litter (vehicle) — For other meanings of litter, see Litter (disambiguation). A Korean gama, circa 1890 …   Wikipedia

  • litter carrier — noun 1. : one that carries a litter : stretcher bearer 2. : a box or bed with a dumping mechanism suspended from wheels on an overhead track that is used to move manure (as from a stable to a spreader) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stretcher bearer — Synonyms and related words: Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, bearer, bheesty, busboy, caddie, cargo handler, carrier, carrier pigeon, carter, common carrier, conveyer, coolie, cupbearer, drayman, express, expressman, freighter, gun bearer, hauler,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stretcher-bearer — noun one who helps carry a stretcher • Syn: ↑litter bearer • Hypernyms: ↑attendant, ↑attender, ↑tender * * * ˈstretcher bearer f18 [stretcher bearer stretcher bearers …   Useful english dictionary

  • carrier — Synonyms and related words: Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, Hermes, Iris, Mercury, Paul Revere, Pheidippides, advocate, aerial infection, airborne infection, aircraft, aircraft carrier, alpenstock, arm, athletic supporter, back, backbone, backing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • express — Synonyms and related words: Amtrak, Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, Hermes, Iris, Mercury, PP, Paul Revere, Pheidippides, RD, RFD, absolute, accurate, admitting no exception, advice, affect, affirm, agile, air, air express, airfreight, airmail, all out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • busboy — Synonyms and related words: Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, barkeep, barkeeper, barmaid, barman, bartender, bearer, bheesty, caddie, cargo handler, carhop, carrier, carrier pigeon, carter, common carrier, conveyer, coolie, counterman, cupbearer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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