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Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Abed


Abed: adverb - in bed; laid up.

Simple, if a little old-fashioned, this is a word more often used in poetry today than in prose.

'Sarah, abed still after the previous day's hard trek, lay listening to the soft sound of rain on the shack's tin roof.'


Pic: The village of Goodmanham, East Yorkshire.

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