Definition of hospital corners noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


hospital corners

BrE BrE//ˌhɒspɪtl ˈkɔːnəz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːspɪtl ˈkɔːrnərz//
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a way of folding the sheets at the corners of a bed tightly and neatly, in a way that they are often folded in a hospital
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