sickbed

noun sick·bed \ ˈsik-ˌbed \
|Updated on: 27 Apr 2018

Definition of sickbed

: the bed on which one lies sick

Examples of sickbed in a Sentence

  1. The general gave the orders from his sickbed.

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First Known Use of sickbed

14th century

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SICKBED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of sickbed for English Language Learners

  • : the bed on which a sick person lies


SICKBED Defined for Kids

sickbed

noun sick·bed \ ˈsik-ˌbed \

Definition of sickbed for Students

: a bed on which a sick person lies

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sickbed

noun sick·bed \ ˈsik-ˌbed \

medical Definition of sickbed

: the bed upon which one lies sick


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