Decubation

Dec`u*ba"tion

(?), n. [From L. decubare; de- + cubare. See Decumbent.] Act of lying down; decumbence. [Obs.] Evelyn.
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De*cu"bi*tus

(?), n. [NL., fr. L. de- + cubare, to lie down: cf. F. dcubitus.] (Med.) An attitude assumed in lying down; as, the dorsal decubitus.
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D`cu`lasse`ment"

(?), n. [F.] Also, sometimes, Anglicized

Dec`u*lass"ment

(). (Ordnance) An accidental blowing off of, or other serious damage to, the breechblock of a gun; also, a removal of the breechblock for the purpose of disabling the gun.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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