n bed in which a person is dying or dies 临终时卧的床
*He forgave her on his deathbed, ie as he lay dying. 他在临终时原谅了她.
* [attrib 作定语] a deathbed confession 临终的忏悔.
[C usually singular]
the bed on which someone dies or is dying
on your deathbed
On her deathbed, Miriam's mother reveals that she never knew her father.
deathbed confession/conversion etc
(=made when you are dying)
The disease allowed no time for a deathbed repentance.