ward

Tan Elaine

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verb [with object]
1 Admit (a patient) to a hospital ward:
the last of the accident victims was warded

The above is from online Oxford Dictionaries.

Do native speakers used "ward" with that definition?

Thanks.
 
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Rover_KE

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In my (BE) experience they don't.
 

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I also don't use warded. (BrE speaker)
 
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