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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sick bay 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sick a. [Compar. Sicker superl. Sickest.]
 1. Affected with disease of any kind; ill; indisposed; not in health. See the Synonym under Illness.
    Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever.   --Mark i. 30.
    Behold them that are sick with famine.   --Jer. xiv. 18.
 2. Affected with, or attended by, nausea; inclined to vomit; as, sick at the stomach; a sick headache.
 3. Having a strong dislike; disgusted; surfeited; -- with of; as, to be sick of flattery.
    He was not so sick of his master as of his work.   --L'Estrange.
 4. Corrupted; imperfect; impaired; weakned.
    So great is his antipathy against episcopacy, that, if a seraphim himself should be a bishop, he would either find or make some sick feathers in his wings.   --Fuller.
 Sick bay Naut., an apartment in a vessel, used as the ship's hospital.
 Sick bed, the bed upon which a person lies sick.
 Sick berth, an apartment for the sick in a ship of war.
 Sick headache Med., a variety of headache attended with disorder of the stomach and nausea.
 Sick list, a list containing the names of the sick.
 Sick room, a room in which a person lies sick, or to which he is confined by sickness.
 Note: [These terms, sick bed, sick berth, etc., are also written both hyphened and solid.]
 Syn: -- Diseased; ill; disordered; distempered; indisposed; weak; ailing; feeble; morbid.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bay, n.
 1. Geog. An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.
 Note:The name is not used with much precision, and is often applied to large tracts of water, around which the land forms a curve; as, Hudson's Bay.  The name is not restricted to tracts of water with a narrow entrance, but is used for any recess or inlet between capes or headlands; as, the Bay of Biscay.
 2. A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.
 3. A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.
 4. A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.
 5. A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.
 6. A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.
 Sick bay, in vessels of war, that part of a deck appropriated to the use of the sick.