sickbed


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sick·bed

 (sĭk′bĕd′)
n.
A sick person's bed.

sickbed

(ˈsɪkbɛd) or

sick-bed

n
an invalid's bed

sick•bed

(ˈsɪkˌbɛd)

n.
the bed used by a sick person.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sickbed - the bed on which a sick person liessickbed - the bed on which a sick person lies
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
Translations

sickbed

[ˈsɪkbed] Nlecho m de enfermo

sickbed

sick-bed [ˈsɪkbɛd] nlit m de maladesick building syndrome nsyndrome m des bâtiments malsains

sickbed

[ˈsɪkˌbɛd] nletto di ammalato
he rose from his sickbed to attend the meeting → fu costretto a lasciare il letto per partecipare alla riunione

sickbed

n lecho (de enfermo)
References in classic literature ?
He saved the credit of the Erie by telephone--lent it five million dollars as he lay at home on a sickbed.
Rumour, in this instance, did no more than justice to the truth; and over the sickbed many confidences were exchanged, and clouds that had been growing for years passed away in a few hours, and as fond mankind loves to hope, for ever.
Jones was too ill to travel to Cardiff from his sickbed at Thornfield Park Hospital in Newbury, Wiltshire, for his sentencing hearing yesterday.
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So he dragged himself off his sickbed on Christmas Eve to play his cornet.
Although he didn't have a sickbed conversion like St.
He read it to Cosimo on his sickbed in the summer of 1464--vivid testimony to the part it was to play in a holy dying--and then included it in his 1484 Florence edition of Plato's works, prefacing it with a brief introduction.
But not only did nature disappear from the sickbed when attended by white physicians, so did many of the unwell.
They have largely cast the sickbed nuptials as a marriage of convenience for the bride, a union that would give her what Orwell himself referred to as a sinecure of "the writer's widow.
Sorescu wrote his final volume, The Bridge (from which this poem is taken), on his sickbed, often dictating to his wife, Virginia.
Swaddled in fur and wool on his sickbed, he scours volumes on anatomy, biochemistry, and pathology.