Definition of Bedrid. Meaning of Bedrid. Synonyms of Bedrid

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Definition of Bedrid

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.

Meaning of Bedrid from wikipedia

- muscle wasting (atrophy). Its meaning is derived from a middle English term (bedrid) from a 1300s past tense form of riding a bed. This is a voluntary medical...
- been my calamity for much the greatest part of this time to have been kept bedrid, under an evil so rarely known as to have had it matter of universal surprise...
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