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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Childbed  \Child"bed\,  n. 
  The  state  of  a  woman  bringing  forth  a  child,  or  being  in 
  labor;  parturition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  childbed 
  n  :  concluding  state  of  pregnancy;  from  the  onset  of  labor  to 
  the  birth  of  a  child;  "she  was  in  labor  for  six  hours" 
  [syn:  {parturiency},  {labor},  {labour},  {confinement},  {lying-in}, 
  {travail}] 




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