Parkinson stared at the recumbent figure rather dubiously for a moment.
"Truss him up, Kenneth," he commanded, pointing to the recumbent figure.
At the first cool lavender lights of daybreak he aroused again, and scanned his recumbent companions.
The repulsive task of searching the recumbent figure now lay before him.
To his horror it was aimed straight at the recumbent, lazily-blinking lioness.
The recumbent figure in bed seemed to have actually succumbed to sleep.
Give grasping pomp its double share— I ask but one recumbent chair.
He raised the recumbent figure to a couch, and then looked at the wound.
The ward-cars, arranged on an improved principle, each accommodated thirty recumbent and twenty or thirty seated patients.
Jackson, riding by a recumbent group, spoke from the saddle.
1705, from Latin recumbentem (nominative recumbens), present participle of recumbere "recline, lie down, lie down again;" of things, "to fall, sink down, settle down," from re- "back" (see re-) + -cumbere "to lie down" (see succumb). Related: Recumbency (1640s). A verb, recumb, has been attempted in English occasionally since 1670s.
recumbent re·cum·bent (rĭ-kŭm'bənt)
Lying down, especially in a position of comfort; reclining.