Parkinson stared at the recumbent figure rather dubiously for a moment.
Snowball, equally exhausted, dropped into a recumbent position.
At the first cool lavender lights of daybreak he aroused again, and scanned his recumbent companions.
Poor Daisy was overcome by remorse as she knelt over the recumbent Don.
To his horror it was aimed straight at the recumbent, lazily-blinking lioness.
"Truss him up, Kenneth," he commanded, pointing to the recumbent figure.
Give grasping pomp its double share— I ask but one recumbent chair.
The repulsive task of searching the recumbent figure now lay before him.
The ward-cars, arranged on an improved principle, each accommodated thirty recumbent and twenty or thirty seated patients.
The recumbent figure in bed seemed to have actually succumbed to sleep.
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.