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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deathbed  \Death"bed\,  n. 
  The  bed  in  which  a  person  dies;  hence  the  closing  hours  of 
  life  of  one  who  dies  by  sickness  or  the  like  the  last 
  sickness. 
 
  That  often-quoted  passage  from  Lord  Hervey  in  which  the 
  Queen's  deathbed  is  described.  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deathbed 
  n  1:  the  last  few  hours  before  death 
  2:  the  bed  on  which  a  person  dies 




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