Bedrail



a board at the side of a bed connecting the footboard and headboard.
Historical Examples

Hesitating, May clung to the bedrail; but she slipped at last into the sheet.
The Narrow House Evelyn Scott

The cigarette end dropped, the thin pyjama’d figure writhed up and stood clutching at the bedrail.
Five Tales John Galsworthy

But as she paused again her emotion became overwhelming, and she clutched feebly at the bedrail.
Coquette Frank Swinnerton

But all the evening he was buried in his own silence, and I suppose he was looking at the vision on the bedrail.
A Diary Without Dates Enid Bagnold

noun
a rail or board along the side of a bed that connects the headboard with the footboard

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