(in some Asian countries) tea served to a guest in bed in the morning
tick3 . Historical Examples In an old stockin’-fut under my bedtick, where you can bet no man on earth ever laid eyes on it, or ever will! Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly Quickly I snatch my writing material from the womb of the bedtick. Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman The remains of a […]
the time at which a person usually goes to bed: It’s past my bedtime. the time at which a person goes to bed on a particular night: I have to get up early tomorrow so bedtime tonight will be 9 o’clock. Contemporary Examples It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack […]
- Bedtime story
a story told to a child at bedtime. Contemporary Examples It is a bedtime story for adults, filled with first names only—Jack and Polly, Jane and Jean, Asa and Madge, Luke and Annie. This Week’s Hot Reads: March 30, 2012 Jimmy So April 1, 2012 Amazon’s new wireless reading device is sleeker, faster—and will even […]
- Bed tray
a meal tray with legs or supports at each end to fit across the lap of a person who is sitting up in bed.