Origin of abed
- Bachelor of Arts in Education.
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Examples from the Web for abed
From behind the steering wheel, Abed introduced me as a journalist.
Abu Hassar began to slowly nod and his gaze moved from Abed to me.
Abed filled his mouth with a piece of the baklava, I needed to get our conversation going.
Then, once Abed was done, he picked up the water that had been set on the table.
Abed, seemingly exhausted from translating, stood stiffly and went to use the bathroom.
It seemed to her that she awoke after sleeping some hours, and found Jeremiah not yet abed.Little Dorrit
If the Son of Man be indeed coming, what matters it whether we be abed or afoot?'Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
It's after eight, and when I was little I was abed afore that.Cy Whittaker's Place
Joseph C. Lincoln
And if I is abed, it's better nor being in bed-lam, isn't it?A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
I had brought with me a book that Madonna Lucrezia had sent me while I was yet abed.The Shame of Motley
- archaic in bed
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Word Origin and History for abed
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