Definition of Sick-abed

1. Adjective. Confined to bed (by illness).

Exact synonyms: Bedfast, Bedrid, Bedridden
Similar to: Ill, Sick



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sick-abed

siccities
siccity
siccolabile
siccostabile
sice
sicer
sices
sich
sicherite
sichuan pepper
sichuan peppers
sicilici
sicilicus
sick
sick(p)
sick-abed (current term)
sick and tired
sick as a dog
sick as a parrot
sick bag
sick benefit
sick berth
sick building syndrome
sick call
sick calls
sick day
sick days
sick euthyroid syndrome
sick headache
sick joke

Literary usage of Sick-abed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1878)
"... built of wood] are laid; the stone foundation being finished.1 Visit Cousin Dummer sick abed. 1 The Episcopal Church here mentioned was, of course, ..."

2. The Private Journal of Aaron Burr, During His Residence of Four Years in by Aaron Burr (1838)
"The former reported to be sick abed. The latter called on me this evening. Shall go early to bed, for am bruised to a jelly. About twelve last night got so ..."

3. The Tony Sarg Marionette Book by Frederick John MacIsaac (1921)
"Oh, no, sir! She is quite, quite thin. But she is a nice granny. She bakes cookies for me when she is well. To-day she is sick abed. THE WOLF. So that's it? ..."

4. Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch by Henry Rider Haggard (1901)
"... mistress, not even to the Heer Adrian, your son who lies sick abed upstairs." " You have learnt wisdom somewhere of late years, Martin, ..."

5. Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch by Henry Rider Haggard (1901)
"... not even to the Heer Adrian, your son who lies sick abed upstairs." " You have learnt wisdom somewhere of late years, Martin, since you stopped drinking ..."

6. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1890)
"Of course most people with lobar pneumonia on the fifth day would be sick abed, and would be looking a great deal worse than this man does ; but from time ..."

7. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1878)
"... built of wood] are laid; the stone foundation being finished.1 Visit Cousin Dummer sick abed. 1 The Episcopal Church here mentioned was, of course, ..."

8. The Private Journal of Aaron Burr, During His Residence of Four Years in by Aaron Burr (1838)
"The former reported to be sick abed. The latter called on me this evening. Shall go early to bed, for am bruised to a jelly. About twelve last night got so ..."

9. The Tony Sarg Marionette Book by Frederick John MacIsaac (1921)
"Oh, no, sir! She is quite, quite thin. But she is a nice granny. She bakes cookies for me when she is well. To-day she is sick abed. THE WOLF. So that's it? ..."

10. Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch by Henry Rider Haggard (1901)
"... mistress, not even to the Heer Adrian, your son who lies sick abed upstairs." " You have learnt wisdom somewhere of late years, Martin, ..."

11. Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch by Henry Rider Haggard (1901)
"... not even to the Heer Adrian, your son who lies sick abed upstairs." " You have learnt wisdom somewhere of late years, Martin, since you stopped drinking ..."

12. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1890)
"Of course most people with lobar pneumonia on the fifth day would be sick abed, and would be looking a great deal worse than this man does ; but from time ..."

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