Abed
Abed A*bed", adv. [Pref. a- in, on + bed.] 1. In bed, or on the bed. [1913 Webster]

Not to be abed after midnight. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To childbed (in the phrase ``brought abed,'' that is, delivered of a child). --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • abed — [ə bed′] adv., adj. [ME abedde < OE on bedde: see A 1 & BED] in bed; on a bed …   English World dictionary

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  • abed — adverb or adjective Date: 13th century in bed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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