dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


1 definition found
 for Health officer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Health \Health\ (h[e^]lth), n. [OE. helthe, AS. h[=ae]l[thorn],
     fr. h[=a]l hale, sound, whole. See Whole.]
     1. The state of being hale, sound, or whole, in body, mind,
        or soul; especially, the state of being free from physical
        disease or pain.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              There is no health in us.             --Book of
                                                    Common Prayer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Though health may be enjoyed without gratitude, it
              can not be sported with without loss, or regained by
              courage.                              --Buckminster.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A wish of health and happiness, as in pledging a person in
        a toast. "Come, love and health to all." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Bill of health. See under Bill.
  
     Health lift, a machine for exercise, so arranged that a
        person lifts an increasing weight, or moves a spring of
        increasing tension, in such a manner that most of the
        muscles of the body are brought into gradual action; --
        also called lifting machine.
  
     Health officer, one charged with the enforcement of the
        sanitary laws of a port or other place.
  
     To drink a health. See under Drink.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229