a pad or other protective covering used between the mattress and the bottom sheet of a bed.
- Bed place
a space housing a bed or bedding, especially one having the form of a cupboard closed with doors or curtains. Historical Examples He whispered, his arms folded on the side of my bed place, staring through the open port. The Secret Sharer Joseph Conrad Then he filled up the bed place, between the poles, with […]
a plate, platform, or frame supporting the lighter parts of a machine. Historical Examples The bedplate, cylinder and guides are bored at one operation and cannot get out of alignment. Farm Engines and How to Run Them James H. Stephenson This resulted in a pair of cylinders flanged to fit the bedplate. The Boy Mechanic, […]
one of the upright supports of a bedstead. bedposts, Bowling. a split in which the seven and ten pins remain standing. Contemporary Examples But a dashing, magnetic fifty-eight-year-old matinee idol with three ex-wives notched on his bedpost? How to Get Over Cary Grant Kara Cutruzzula September 24, 2011 Historical Examples Her father’s voice broke in […]
a quilted coverlet. Historical Examples A bedquilt of blue silk and two pillows in white cases are hung over the railing of the balcony on the second floor. Plays by August Strindberg, Fourth Series August Strindberg He seems to get up a speech as in Yankee land they get up a bedquilt. American Eloquence, Volume […]