- confined to bed, as by illness or age; bedridden.
Origin of bedfast
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Examples from the Web for bedfast
I have a daughter in that room who has been ill and bedfast for more than two years.Precious Memories
Every now and then for a good many years he's had a bedfast spell.Kenny
She had barely recovered from the illness that kept her bedfast during the exciting days of the strike.From Workhouse to Westminster
- an archaic word for bedridden