Definition of abed in English:

abed

adverb

archaic
  • In bed.

    • ‘Goodness me, are Kitty and Aunt Patience still abed at this hour?’
    • ‘I have long held that sleeping and lying abed are the principal foundations for the good life.’
    • ‘The next day, while everyone was still abed, I left.’
    • ‘Why, we have been sitting here for hours while you should be abed!’
    • ‘I lay abed an hour longer than usual again this morning and I'm moving kinda slow.’

Pronunciation:

abed

/əˈbɛd/