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Lazarette

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Noun

1. lazar house, lazaret, lazarette, lazaretto, pesthouse

hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)

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Lazarette

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noun plural -rettos, -rets or -rettes
1. Also called: glory hole nautical
a small locker at the stern of a boat or a storeroom between decks of a ship
2. Also called: lazar house, pesthouse
(formerly) a hospital for persons with infectious diseases, esp leprosy

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Lazarette

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nounWord forms: plural ˌlazaˈrettos
1.  Obsolete
a public hospital for poor people having contagious diseases, esp. for lepers
2. 
a building or ship used as a quarantine station
3. 
a storage space below deck in the stern of a ship or boat

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Lazarette

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n. pl. laz·a·ret·tos also laz·a·rets or laz·a·rettes
1. A hospital treating contagious diseases.
2. A building or ship used as a quarantine station.
3. often lazarette A storage space below deck or between decks on a ship or boat.

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