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.
She attended her sickbed; her watchful attentions triumphed over the malignity of the distemper--Elizabeth was saved, but the consequences of this imprudence were fatal to her preserver.
He saved the credit of the Erie by telephone--lent it five million dollars as he lay at home on a sickbed. "He is a slave to the telephone," wrote a magazine writer.
Agatha Christie's Poirot ITV3, 7pm Hastings and a reluctant Poirot attend a grouse shoot at a friend's estate - where the Belgian sleuth is roused from his sickbed to solve a murder case.
The Dutchman climbed off his sickbed to score the Reds' second in their 3-0 win over the Cherries, which came as a perfect response to recent draws againstLeicesterandWest Ham.
AVRIL Lavigne "accepted death" when she wrote a new song on her sickbed during "one of the scariest moments" of her life.
Looking well despite laying down on his sickbed, Valenciano himself updated his followers about his recent surgery.
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.
Vaughan got off his sickbed to score his first goal for his new club against Hull on Saturday.
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.