a combination bedroom and sitting room.
It was what is known as a “bed-sitter” on the ground-floor at the end of the main passage.
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- Bed skirt
noun a decorative covering that is placed under a mattress and hangs to the floor, esp. hiding what is under the bed Word Origin from its resemblance to a skirt
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 The patient became progressively emaciated and exhausted, cystitis persisted, the bedsore deepened. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 George Henry Makins noun the […]
an outer covering, usually decorative, for a bed. Contemporary Examples Now Galt scrambled out of the bathtub and threw the still-warm Gamemaster and his other belongings into the bedspread. Exclusive Excerpt: MLK’s Haunting Final Hours Hampton Sides April 23, 2010 A pattern that would be beautiful on a bedspread fabric, but here tells a story […]
- Bedford cord
cotton, worsted, rayon, or silk, distinctively woven for a lengthwise, corded effect. noun a heavy corded cloth, similar to corduroy