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cot death

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noun British.
  1. sudden infant death syndrome.

Origin of cot death

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for cot death

cot death

noun
  1. the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleepTechnical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (US and Canadian): crib death
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