In bed, or on the bed.
Origin: * From abedde, from on bedde.
in bed, or on the bed
to childbed (in the phrase "brought abed," that is, delivered of a child)
Origin: [Pref. a- in, on + bed.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-bed′, adv. in bed. [Pfx. a-, on, and Bed.]
The numerical value of abed in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of abed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.
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