coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding.
Lady Louisa Manvers was waiting for her nephew, propped up in bed, clutching the bed-clothes with leaden, corpse-pale hands.
Notwithstanding Mary Cholmondeley
Papa was the Pussycat and she was the little mouse in her hole under the bed-clothes.
Life and Death of Harriett Frean May Sinclair
She turned down the bed-clothes and showed herself quite naked, and without mark or wound.
One Hundred Merrie And Delightsome Stories Various
A bloody sweat, oozing from every pore, crimsoned his bed-clothes.
Henry IV, Makers of History John S. C. Abbott
Fumbling among the bed-clothes, he produced a soiled certificate, which he smoothed out and regarded sadly.
McAllister and His Double Arthur Train
She had not seen the babies before, for they were covered by the bed-clothes.
Poppy’s Presents Mrs O. F. Walton
He found himself presently in his room at the paper-shop, and lay biting the bed-clothes, spasm after spasm traversing his body.
The Lord of the Sea M. P. Shiel
He drew from under the bed-clothes the household washing-book.
A Great Man Arnold Bennett
Just then two hospital attendants bore away a corpse, rolled in its bed-clothes.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 63, No. 391, May, 1848 Various
It came away, followed by the sheet and the rest of the bed-clothes.
The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII. Guy de Maupassant
sheets, blankets, and other coverings of a bed
also bedclothes, late 14c., from bed (n.) + clothes.
an ulceration of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by poor circulation due to prolonged pressure on body parts, especially bony protuberances, occurring in bedridden or immobile patients; decubitus ulcer. Historical Examples Certain forms of bed-sore are also due to prolonged pressure. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles With due watchfulness and care […]
night table. Historical Examples “Lyenitchka, go get my phone from my bed-stand,” Perry said, patting the girl on the shoulder. Makers Cory Doctorow
urinating in bed, especially habitually and involuntarily; enuresis. Contemporary Examples This not only makes you look like a louse, it makes you look like a helpless, bed-wetting man-child. Arnold’s Divorce Scandal: 7 Basic Tips for Horny Politicians Michelle Cottle May 17, 2011 Symptoms during the early stages include detachment and aggression as well as insomnia, […]
bedan one of the judges of Israel (1 Sam. 12:11). It is uncertain who he was. Some suppose that Barak is meant, others Samson, but most probably this is a contracted form of Abdon (Judg. 12:13).