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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The time of taking to one's bed from sickness.

Usage examples (3)
  • Men like Galen did not follow decumbiture or astrological methods of diagnosis; however, he was an excellent herbalist.
  • And lucky moment; if her eye but akes Or itches, its decumbiture fhe takes.
  • I scarcely know whether The Fighting Sheeney made more of a nuisance of himself during his decumbiture or during the period which followed it -- which period houses an... for more
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