Bedrid
Bedrid Bed"rid`, Bedridden Bed"rid`den, a. [OE. bedrede, AS. bedreda, bedrida; from bed, bedd, a bed or couch + ridda a rider; cf. OHG. pettiriso, G. bettrise. See {Bed}, n., and {Ride}, v. i. ] Confined to the bed by sickness or infirmity. ``Her decrepit, sick, and bedrid father.'' --Shak. ``The estate of a bedridden old gentleman.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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  • bedrid — adjective see bedridden …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bedrid — /bed rid /, adj. 1. bedridden. 2. worn out; exhausted; decrepit. [bef. 1000; ME bedrede, OE bedreda, bedrida, equiv. to bed BED + rida rider, akin to RIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedrid — adj. unable to leave one s bed, confined to bed (generally due to an illness); exhausted, worn out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedrid — adj 1.See bedridden . 2. worn out, exhausted, tired, Sl. pooped, Sl. fagged out; decrepit, weakened, feeble, infirm; incapacitated, disabled, helpless …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bedrid — bed·rid …   English syllables

  • bedrid — adjective confined to bed (by illness) • Syn: ↑bedfast, ↑bedridden, ↑sick abed • Similar to: ↑ill, ↑sick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedridden — Bedrid Bed rid , Bedridden Bed rid den, a. [OE. bedrede, AS. bedreda, bedrida; from bed, bedd, a bed or couch + ridda a rider; cf. OHG. pettiriso, G. bettrise. See {Bed}, n., and {Ride}, v. i. ] Confined to the bed by sickness or infirmity. Her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crank — (kr[a^][ng]k), a. [AS. cranc weak; akin to Icel. krangr, D. & G. krank sick, weak (cf. D. krengen to careen). Cf. {Crank}, n.] 1. Sick; infirm. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) Liable to careen or be overset, as a ship when she is too… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedridden — also bedrid adjective Etymology: alteration of Middle English bedrede, bedreden, from Old English bedreda, from bedreda one confined to bed, from bedd bed + rida, reda, from rīdan to ride more at bed, ride Date: before 12th century confined (as… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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