abed

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈbed \

First Known Use of abed

14th century

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abed

Definition of abed for English Language Learners

  • : lying in a bed


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abed

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈbed \

Definition of abed for Students

: in bed
  • abed and asleep
  • … she meant to lie abed … for a good long rest …
  • —Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol


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