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gur·ney

 (gûr′nē)
n. pl. gur·neys
A metal stretcher with wheeled legs, used for transporting patients.

[Probably after J. Theodore Gurney, American inventor who patented a type of wheeled horse-drawn cab in 1883.]

gurney

(ˈɡɜːnɪ)
n
(Medicine) US a wheeled stretcher for transporting hospital patients
[C20: of unknown origin]

Gurney

(ˈɡɜːnɪ)
n
(Biography) Ivor (Bertie). 1890–1937, British poet and composer, noted esp for his songs and his poems of World War I

gur•ney

(ˈgɜr ni)

n., pl. -neys.
a flat, padded table or stretcher with legs and wheels, for transporting patients or bodies.
[1935–40; of unexplained orig.]

gurney

- A stretcher with wheels.
See also related terms for wheels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gurney - a metal stretcher with wheelsgurney - a metal stretcher with wheels  
stretcher - a litter for transporting people who are ill or wounded or dead; usually consists of a sheet of canvas stretched between two poles
Translations
kerekes hordágy

gurney

[ˈgɜːnɪ] N (US) → camilla f

gurney

[ˈgɜːni] (US) n (in hospital)lit m roulant

gurney

n (US) → (Trag)bahre f

gur·ney

n. camilla.

gurney

n camilla
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Nottinghamshire's left-arm seamer Harry Gurney is the only uncapped player to make the trip to Aberdeen on May 9, though he toured West Indies with England earlier this year, while Gary Ballance and Moeen Ali retain their places in a 13-man party.
According to Sport24, Harry Gurney was the only uncapped player selected for the match in Aberdeen on May 9 while batsmen Moeen Ali and Gary Ballance retained their places in a squad again captained by opener Alastair Cook.