abed, a-bed (adv.) Old form(s): a bed
in bed
Mac II.i.12[Banquo to Macbeth] The King's a-bed
Oth III.i.30[Iago to Cassio] You have not been abed then?
Oth III.i.30.2[Iago to Cassio] You have not been abed then?
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