Bed"rid` (?), Bed"rid`den (?), a. [OE. bedrede, AS. bedreda, bedrida; from bed, bedd, a bed or couch + ridda a rider; cf. OHG. pettiriso, G. bettrise. See Bed, n., and Ride, v. i. ]

Confined to the bed by sickness or infirmity.

"Her decrepit, sick, and bedrid father." Shak. "The estate of a bedridden old gentleman." Macaulay.

 

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