One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A group of stretcher-bearers.
- ‘As a sergeant he had been in charge of stretcher parties, searching in No Man's Land, dragging to shelter men who no longer had a face, who howled to be shot to end their suffering.’
- ‘Her movement was so violent and so sudden that the stretcher party had to fight for balance.’
- ‘Then he realised that the opening was intended for the stretcher party.’
- ‘The Civil Defence services included wardens, rescue and stretcher parties, staffs of control centres, and messenger boys.’
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