sickbed

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noun sick·bed \ˈsik-ˌbed\

Definition of sickbed

  1. :  the bed on which one lies sick

Examples of sickbed in a sentence

  1. The general gave the orders from his sickbed.

14th Century

First Known Use of sickbed

14th century


SICKBED Defined for English Language Learners

sickbed

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noun sick·bed \ˈsik-ˌbed\

Definition of sickbed for English Language Learners

  • : the bed on which a sick person lies


SICKBED Defined for Kids

sickbed

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noun sick·bed \ˈsik-ˌbed\

Definition of sickbed for Students

  1. :  a bed on which a sick person lies


Medical Dictionary

sickbed

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noun sick·bed \ˈsik-ˌbed\

Medical Definition of sickbed

  1. :  the bed upon which one lies sick



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