sickbed
noun Date: 14th century the bed on which one lies sick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sickbed — ► NOUN ▪ an invalid s bed …   English terms dictionary

  • sickbed — [sik′bed΄] n. [ME seke bed] the bed to which a sick person is confined …   English World dictionary

  • sickbed — sick|bed [ˈsıkbed] n [C usually singular] the bed where a sick person is lying from your sickbed ▪ The president carried on working from his sickbed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sickbed — [[t]sɪ̱kbed[/t]] sickbeds also sick bed N COUNT: usu poss N Your sickbed is the bed that you are lying in while you are ill. Michael left his sickbed to entertain his house guests …   English dictionary

  • sickbed — UK [ˈsɪkˌbed] / US noun [countable] Word forms sickbed : singular sickbed plural sickbeds the bed in which a person who is ill is resting …   English dictionary

  • sickbed — noun (countable usually singular) the bed where a sick person is lying: The president carried on working from his sickbed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sickbed — /sik bed /, n. the bed used by a sick person. [1375 1425; late ME; see SICK1, BED] * * * …   Universalium

  • sickbed — noun a) A bed used by a person who is sick. b) A place for convalescence …   Wiktionary

  • sickbed — sick·bed sik .bed n the bed upon which one lies sick …   Medical dictionary

  • sickbed — sick|bed [ sık,bed ] noun count the bed in which a sick person is resting …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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