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laid up (comparative more laid up, superlative most laid up)
- Unable to move about normally due to illness or injury, especially when confined to bed.
- 2000, Arthur Michael Saltzman, This Mad "instead": Governing Metaphors in Contemporary American Fiction, ISBN 9781570033261, p. 12,
- Flesh occasionally feels stalemated, more laid up than at home.
- 2003, Walter Isaacson, "How They Chose These Words," Time, 7 Jul.,
- He was still laid up in bed with boils and gout when the committee first met.
- Stored at a dock or other place of safety, as with a ship.
- simple past tense and past participle of lay up