sick-abed

sick-abed
adjective
confined to bed (by illness)
Syn: ↑bedfast, ↑bedridden, ↑bedrid
Similar to: ↑ill, ↑sick

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I. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: from the phrase sick abed
: confined to bed by illness

sick-abed youngsters — Playthings

II. noun (-s)
: one confined to bed by illness

an ideal gift for the sick-abed — Rosemary Benét


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