bed fast

bedfast

[bed-fast, -fahst]
adjective Chiefly Midland and Western U.S.
confined to bed, as by illness or age; bedridden.

Origin:
1630–40; bed + fast1

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bedfast (ˈbɛdˌfɑːst)
 
adj
an archaic word for bedridden

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