an adjustable frame for assisting invalids to sit up in bed.
bedroom. Historical Examples Why is the bedchamber filled with a crowd of deities, when even the groomsmen have departed? The City of God, Volume I Aurelius Augustine A month has elapsed,—and we stand in the bedchamber of Sir John Chester. Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens Some of the same animals came to visit Schrader in his […]
- Bed check
an inspection conducted soon after bedtime or during the night, as in a barracks or dormitory, to determine the presence or absence of persons required by regulation to be in bed. Historical Examples I was given a bed check corresponding to the number of my hat, and told to go upstairs. Broke Edwin A. Brown
coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding. Contemporary Examples It will be difficult, this new life of yours, you think as you try, and fail, not to spill chicken soup on the bedclothes. So You Have an Inconsequential But Awful Illness Kelly Williams Brown January 17, 2014 In the master bedroom suite the […]
bedclothes; bedding. Historical Examples The bedclothing consists of as many similar futons as the state of the weather may require. Japanese Girls and Women Alice Mabel Bacon If this has been done the bedclothing has had a chance to air. The Expert Maid-Servant Cristine Terhune Herrick It was, perhaps, ten o’clock when Kitty threw back […]