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stretcher

stretch·er

stretcher

pronunciation:
stre chr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a litter, usu. consisting of canvas over a wooden frame, for the purpose of transporting injured, sick, or dying persons.
similar words:
litter
definition 2: one that stretches.
definition 3: a device for shaping, distending, or widening something, esp. a wooden frame over which canvas may be stretched for oil painting.