Hospital

August 27, 2008

Pronunciation:
\ˈhäs-(ˌ)pi-təl\
Function:
noun
Usage:
often attributive
Etymology:
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin hospitale hospice, guest house, from neuter of Latin hospitalis of a guest, from hospit-, hospes
Date:
14th century

1 : a charitable institution for the needy, aged, infirm, or young

2 : an institution where the sick or injured are given medical or surgical care -usually used in British English without an article after a preposition

3 : a repair shop for specified small objects <a clock hospital>

4: sen family’s favourite hangout <asok sen in hospital, saumya sen in hospital, madhabi sen in hospital, shivani sen (in photograph, prior to surgery) in hospital>

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4 Responses to “Hospital”

  1. astralwicks Says:

    hospitable hospital

  2. gudus Says:

    not so charitable though

  3. myexpression Says:

    shivani is looking sad and ill… more so becoz of her hair cut… m yet to see a happy hospital picture…

  4. gudus Says:

    yeah…i’ve got lots..not a single happy one


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