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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Childbed \Child"bed\, n.
The state of a woman bringing forth a child, or being in
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of
contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for
six hours" [syn: parturiency, labor, labour,
confinement, lying-in, travail, childbed]
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