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 ?
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.
He saved the credit of the Erie by telephone--lent it five million dollars as he lay at home on a sickbed.
WILLIE GIBSON got out of his sickbed to turn in a man of the match performance in Peterhead's 6-2 thumping of Montrose at Links Park.
But before Mom died, she heard Alex's voice singing 'Our Father' by her sickbed.
Vaughan got off his sickbed to score his first goal for his new club against Hull on Saturday.
VICKY HOLLAND got off her sickbed to beat her best pal and add to Britain's bulging medal haul with triathlon bronze.
Enard's novel describes how an insomniac Austrian musicologist called Frantz Ritter takes to his sickbed in Vienna, with an unspecified illness, where spends his days and sleepless nights musing on issues including his unrequited love for a Frenchwoman and the relationship between Europe and the Middle East.
ANDY GEGGAN Came off his sickbed to help Queen of the South dump Livingston.
I went to celebrate the title championship in Abu Dhabi while my brother was in his sickbed.
ARSENE WENGER was handed an immediate return on his PS43m investment in Mesut Ozil after he left his sickbed to inspire Arsenal to victory at Sunderland.
Patel, who would no doubt have loved the opportunity to have added to his 19 Test caps, will have been nonplussed to have seen Daniel Vettori rise Lazarus-like from his Test sickbed - but Brown will have been delighted.