a furnished sitting room containing sleeping accommodation and sometimes cooking and washing facilities Also called bedsitter, bedsitting room
an insane person; lunatic. Historical Examples Why Bayard in the nineteenth century’s a bedlamite, Irish or no. The Celt and Saxon, Complete George Meredith The bedlamite replied, “The world said I was mad; I said the world was mad, and they outwitted me.” The Jest Book Mark Lemon Any way, it came to be used […]
bedsonia Bedsonia Bed·so·ni·a (běd-sō’nē-ə) n. See Chlamydia.
Bedouin. an Arab of the desert, in Asia or Africa; nomadic Arab. a nomad; wanderer. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Bedouin. Contemporary Examples That’s actually a matter of intense debate with the Druse and Beduin communities. It’s How Badly She Said It Gershom Gorenberg February 11, 2013 A large portion of Beduin men […]
an industrial and mining town in S Poland. Historical Examples In the southwest, in bedzin and Olkuz, there are (p. 269) coal deposits about 200 square miles in area. The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) Various