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cot death

noun, British.
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First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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cot death

the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleep Technical name sudden infant death syndrome Also called (US and Canadian) crib death
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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