1. An institution in which sick or injured persons are given medical or surgical treatment.
2. British. An institution supported by charity or taxes for the care of the needy, as an orphanage or old people's home.
1. (especially formerly) an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill, orphans, or other persons requiring specialized assistance.
2. Any secure retreat.
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