hospital corner


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hospital corner

n.
A tight-fitting triangular fold made by tucking a sheet and blanket securely under a mattress on the end and on each side at the corners.

hospital corner

n
(Furniture) a corner of a made-up bed in which the bedclothes have been neatly and securely folded, esp as in hospitals
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But none affected him more than the 13-year-old girl languishing in a hospital corner during one of his many trips to the country.
And how will we feel when a fan from Germany coughs it after having been left lying on a trolley in a hospital corner for three days following an attack by English thugs, or maybe even some like the ones who disrupted Saturday night's game at Pittodrie.
Luke's Hospital Corner of Cesar Chavez and Valencia When: Tuesday, November 1st noon CONTACT: Thea Lavin of SEIU, +1-510-520-7732.
Among the many gifts she gave her three children were an appreciation for music, art, and language and the knowledge of how to make a perfect hospital corner on a bed.
He had romantic sub-plots waiting around every hospital corner.
In one almost bucolic drawing, the padre-soldier-artist shows Hospital Corner, the medical station at Vimy Ridge.
Sister Sharon Stringer and Nurse Michelle Benkel used one blanket, two sheets, an undersheet, an uncased pillow, and hospital corners.
Richard has gone behind the scenes twice before, in banqueting and sales, and says his next challenge is to master hospital corners when making up guest beds with the housekeeping staff.
Baron Davis had it planned neat as hospital corners.
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