Definition of Neil Robertson in US English:

Neil Robertson


  • In full "Neil Robertson stretcher". A type of rigid, enclosed, protective stretcher into which a person may be strapped and moved in an upright position, especially from a confined space.


1940s. Fromthe name of John Neil Robertson, Scottish fleet surgeon, who devised this kind of stretcher, adapting it from a Japanese design.


Neil Robertson

/ˌniːl ˈrɒbəts(ə)n/