childbed

noun
child·​bed | \ ˈchī(-ə)l(d)-ˌbed How to pronounce childbed (audio) \

Definition of childbed

: the condition of a woman in childbirth

First Known Use of childbed

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Childbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/childbed. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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childbed

noun
child·​bed | \ -ˌbed How to pronounce childbed (audio) \

Medical Definition of childbed

: the condition of a woman in childbirth

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