a prolonged rest in bed, as in the treatment of an illness.
a device used to support a person sitting up in bed.
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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Origin of bed rest
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby bed rest
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Example sentences from the Web for bed rest
One winter evening a woman came to my door to see if she could borrow a bed-rest.Change in the Village|(AKA George Bourne) George Sturt