sickbed

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sickbed

(sĭk′bĕd′)
n.
A sick person's bed.
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Instead, many Ojibwes incorporated the new style of singing into their customary practices and developed traditions of singing hymns, in the Ojibwe language, at funerals, beside sickbeds, and while traveling.
The managed-care industry, on the critical list throughout the late 1990s, took a major step toward recovery last year as many of the leading publicly traded companies got up from their sickbeds and racked up healthy profits.
He continued with his ministry by establishing the Common Ground Project, and in his last days he prayed with other cancer patients when many of us might have just clung to our sickbeds.