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confined to bed, as by illness or age; bedridden.
Historical Examples

I have a daughter in that room who has been ill and bedfast for more than two years.
Precious Memories Various

Every now and then for a good many years he’s had a bedfast spell.
Kenny Leona Dalrymple

She had barely recovered from the illness that kept her bedfast during the exciting days of the strike.
From Workhouse to Westminster George Haw

an archaic word for bedridden


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