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Definition of "sick-bed" [sick-bed]

  • A bed to which one is confined by sickness. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sick-bed" in a sentence
  • "We overlook the petulant manner of our friend who rowed in the losing barges at the race, and we forgive on the moment the sharp answer of the man who has sat three nights by a sick-bed."
  • "Finally, it seems, we are rising from the sick-bed of Metrophobia, and returning to poetry."
  • "Spontaneous and formulaic at the same time, they combine visual representation — the suffering patient in sick-bed, the scene of an accident, the kneeling supplicant — with textual information about the life-threatening incident and the miraculous intervention of a beloved virgin or saint."
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