Laz`a*ret" (?), Laz`a*ret"to (?), n. [F. lazaret, or It. lazzeretto, fr. Lazarus. See Lazar.]

A public building, hospital, or pesthouse for the reception of diseased persons, particularly those affected with contagious diseases.

 

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Laz`a*ret" (?), Laz`a*ret"to (?) n. (Naut.) (Pronounced by seamen &?;)

A low space under the after part of the main deck, used as a storeroom.

 

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