DecumbitureDe*cum"bi*ture\ (?; 135), n. 1. Confinement to a sick bed, or time of taking to one's bed from sickness. --Boyle. 2. (Astrol.) Aspect of the heavens at the time of taking to one's sick bed, by which the prognostics of recovery or death were made.
Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.