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  • adj. Unable to move about normally due to illness or injury, especially when confined to bed.
  • adj. Stored at a dock or other place of safety, as with a ship.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lay up.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. ill and usually confined


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