Bedtick



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Historical Examples

In an old stockin’-fut under my bedtick, where you can bet no man on earth ever laid eyes on it, or ever will!
Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly

Quickly I snatch my writing material from the womb of the bedtick.
Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman

The remains of a bedtick moldered on the slats, its grass stuffing given over to the nests of the birds and rodents.
Burned Bridges Bertrand W. Sinclair

The bedtick was ripped open, and what it inclosed had been very industriously examined.
The Spruce Street Tragedy Irvin S. Cobb

The ravages of time and the weight of many inmates have demoralized it out of all semblance of a bedtick.
Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman

He held the candle over the bunk and his eyes swiftly searched every inch of the surface of the bedtick.
The Cave of Gold Everett McNeil

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