the surface that separates one stratum, layer, or bed of stratified rock from another.
- Bedding plant
bedder. Historical Examples As a bedding plant S. argentea is extensively grown for its silvery-white foliage, which completely covers the ground. The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition Sutton and Sons noun a plant that may be grown in a garden bed
blankets, sheets, etc., used on a bed; bedclothes. bedclothes together with a matress. litter; straw, etc., as a bed for animals. Building Trades. a foundation or bottom layer. a thin layer of putty laid in the rabbet of a window frame or muntin to give a pane of glass an even backing. Geology. arrangement of […]
Baby Talk. the act of or time for going to bed or sleeping: One more game and then it’s beddy-bye. noun sleep; bed noun Sleep; time to go to sleep [1867+; fr earlier use as a sound to lull a child to sleep]
Saint (“the Venerable Bede”) a.d. 673?–735, English monk, historian, and theologian: wrote earliest history of England. Historical Examples Bede was born in Northumbria, about 673, the time when the final conversion of England was being accomplished. A Literary History of the English People Jean Jules Jusserand Then—Bede says that they were punished for this sin—the […]