crib death

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Origin of crib death

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for crib death

crib death

  1. US and Canadian the unexplained sudden death of an infant during sleepTechnical name: sudden infant death syndrome Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): cot death
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crib death in Medicine

crib death

  1. sudden infant death syndrome
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crib death in Science

crib death

  1. See sudden infant death syndrome.
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