sick call
noun Date: 1836 a scheduled time at which individuals (as soldiers) may report as sick to the medical officer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sick call — n a scheduled time at which individuals (as soldiers) may report as sick to a medical officer …   Medical dictionary

  • sick call — sick′ call n. 1) a military formation for those requiring medical attention 2) the period during which this formation is held • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • sick call — n. Mil. 1. a daily formation made up of personnel who wish to receive medical attention 2. a signal for or the time of such a formation …   English World dictionary

  • sick call — noun the daily military formation at which individuals report to the medical officer as sick • Syn: ↑sick parade • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sick Call — In US Military parlance, a Sick Call is a daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention. [http://www.answers.com/topic/sick call] .As a record of treatment provided to personnel at Sick Call , one or more of the attending medical …   Wikipedia

  • sick call — n. (mil.) to go on sick call * * * (mil.) to go on sick call …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sick call — Mil. 1. a daily formation for those requiring medical attention. 2. the period during which this formation is held. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • sick call — noun A daily lineup of military personnel requiring medical attention …   Wiktionary

  • sick call — military lineup where soldiers announce that they are feeling ill …   English contemporary dictionary

  • call — I n. appeal summons 1) to issue a call for (the government issued a call to the populace for voluntary contributions) 2) to answer, heed, respond to a call (to answer the call of duty) 3) a clarion call 4) a curtain call (the actor had five… …   Combinatory dictionary

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