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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In bed; on a bed.

Usage examples (40)
  • The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare;...
  • "She's lyin 'abed, and so far from bein' well that she'll never be well again."
  • "If we had lain abed till the usual time," said Solomon John, "we should have been all right."
  • The fierce champion; so well, that abed there he saw for more
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