Part of speech: adverb

In bed; on a bed; to bed.

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Usage examples "abed":

  1. Try to picture this spot- this smooth, straight road as it might be on a dark, freezing night in the very thick of a screaming blizzard, with all the world abed save- two women. - "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. I asked myself, or some vision which had come to me in the night, and from which I should awake to find myself abed in my own little room at home in Brandon? - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.
  3. Before day broke she had slipped into her bed without arousing Mother Turner, and she did not get up that day, but lay ill abed. - "The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come", John Fox.