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Meaning of BEDRID

Pronunciation:  'bed`rid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  confined to bed (by illness)
 

BEDRID is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bedfast, bedridden, ill, infirm, sick, sick-abed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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