eventide home

eventide home

n
(Sociology) euphemistic a retirement home
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eventide home

[ˈiːvəntaɪdˌhəʊm] Nhogar m de ancianos
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eventide home

nAltenheim nt
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One building is an orphanage, and the others are an eventide home and a prison.
During her retirement years Ellen served as President of the Montreal West Women's Club, President of the Eventide Home Auxiliary of the Salvation Army, and Secretary of Heritage Branch, UELAC.
"The site for an Eventide Home for Women (known as The Grove/ The Mary Fowler) on Yewtree Road was purchased by the SA in 1928 with money bequeathed by Mary Fowler (she died in 1928 prior to its opening).
Jack's problem is that if all his initiatives succeed, no one will see the benefits until he's playing carpet bowls down at the Holyrood Eventide Home.
On a recent holiday, when visiting two retired ministers in an Eventide home, I picked up a brochure only to find that unknown to members of that particular denomination a so-called equal opportunities policy including the words "sexual orientation" has been adopted.
Would she have encouraged him to use his wealth and power to hide from ceremony and celebrity, to perhaps live and work far away in New Zealand or the South Seas - to regard kingship as his retirement plan and Buckingham Palace as his eventide home?
Family flowers only, donations to The Northern Counties Eventide Home, Southport.
She left pounds 400,000 to be shared between Thurso West Church,where she worshipped, and the Church of Scotland's Achvarasdal eventide home at Reay, near Dounreay.
It's terrible that my lovely wife is in an eventide home at her age.
No flowers please, but donations to Southport Eventide Home c/o Cravens Funeral Service, 48-50 Lark Lane.
In Coventry Salvationists run a hostel for 100 homeless men as well as an eventide home.
The crumb of comfort is that England strikers are yet to show any sign of an eye for goal and the defence has more lapses of concentration than the guest list at an Eventide Home.