Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of deathbed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On her death-bed the fortitude and benignity of this admirable woman did not desert her.

    Chapter 2

  • Cullen on his death-bed; Sir George Blank, solicitor to the docks at

    DAN CULLEN, DOCKER

  • Never in the history of Island McGill was there so fearful a death-bed.

    SAMUEL

  • And at his death-bed he pledged me again never to reveal the location in that nameless valley, and never to go back myself.

    SHIN-BONES

  • Remember Henry IV's death-bed advice to his son Harry: "Busy giddy minds with foreign quarrels."

    Dr Gerry Mander, the therapist the stars trust

  • Premiums are set on basis that all Insured will encur like death costs as do these death-bed scene cases -- my own parents were $47,000 and $69,000 apiece.

    Fogel Vs. Wonks, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Most here would claim these death-bed cases have to be paid for, but the Insurance company premium charges are set to derive economic profits rather than normal business profits.

    Fogel Vs. Wonks, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • This is not some zeitgeist obsession, some starlet's misadventures; or some pop star's death-bed being sold by cheesy profiteers; or some stupid slur that causes a new Oscar host; or a dumbstruck moment live in a debate by a presidential wannabe.

    Jamie Lee Curtis: Hindsight

  • Besides, it is so lately that I was several nights with him, having sat up three nights with him while on his death-bed.

    Letter 2

  • *** Alluding to some lines which he wrote to Lord Buchan on his death-bed.

    Letter 77

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