a county in central England. 477 sq. mi. (1235 sq. km).
They occupied Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Hertfordshire.
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The son of a London tradesman, he had inherited an estate in Bedfordshire.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen
The Hundred Rolls for Bedfordshire afford several examples in point.
The English Village Community Frederic Seebohm
And they are going down into Bedfordshire, of all places, to be shut up for a month!
A Rainy June and Other Stories Ouida
And don’t you think I am more likely to get something to do here than down in Bedfordshire?’
A Bed of Roses W. L. George
And he again insisted that ‘Arnold had other lands in Bedfordshire’.
Feudal England — Historical Studies On The Eleventh And Twelfth Centuries J.H. Round
He had much adoe then to save his life, and in order to it, sold his estate in Bedfordshire, about 1300 li.
Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2) John Aubrey
The seat of the Bedfordshire Beauchamps, her mothers family.
Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
Early reference to Bedfordshire political history is scanty.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various
Hayley places this village in Hertfordshire, and Cowper in Bedfordshire.
The Works of William Cowper William Cowper
a county of S central England, administered since 2009 by the unitary authorities of Bedford and Central Bedfordshire: mainly low-lying, with the Chiltern Hills in the south: the geographical county includes Luton, which became a separate unitary authority in 1997. Area (excluding Luton): 1192 sq km (460 sq miles) Beds
verb to engage in casual sexual affairs; to have sex promiscuously
Sir Arthurian Legend. the knight who brought the dying King Arthur to the barge in which the three queens bore him to the Isle of Avalon. Historical Examples So Sir Bedivere came again unto the King, and told him what he saw. The Book of Romance Various So Sir Bedivere came again to the King, […]
a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion. Archaic. an insane asylum or madhouse. Contemporary Examples Casa Bruja is a diamond in the rough, a refuge among all this bedlam. House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama Jeff Campagna November 29, 2014 Historical Examples bedlam, uproar, chaos; and all this half […]
- Bedlington terrier
one of an English breed of terriers having a topknot and a thick, fleecy, usually bluish coat, groomed to resemble a lamb. Historical Examples There was a Bedlington terrier—Parker’s dog—attached (literally) to the caravan. Tomaso’s Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman noun a lithe, graceful breed of terrier having a long tapering head with […]