Deathbed definition

dĕthbĕd
The bed on which a person dies.
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The last hours before death.
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The bed on which a person dies.
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Done or made in the last hours of one's life, as one is dying.

A deathbed will.

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The bed on which someone dies.
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The last hours before death.
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on (one's) deathbed
  • Close to death.
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on one's deathbed
  • during or in the last hours of one's life, as one is dying
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
deathbed
Plural:
deathbeds

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of deathbed