Architecture. the molding or group of moldings immediately beneath the corona of a cornice.
any molding under a projection.
- Bed moulding
noun (architect) a moulding in an entablature between the corona and the frieze any moulding below a projection
- Bed of nails
a situation of extreme hardship or suffering: Taking care of her sick brother all these years has been a bed of nails for her. noun a board studded with nails and used for torture or self-mortification; by extension, a situation involving suffering or severe hardship; a situation that is problematic or testing Examples He made […]
- Bed of roses
a situation of luxurious ease; a highly agreeable position: Caring for a houseful of active kids is no bed of roses. noun phrase A luxurious situation; a highly agreeable position: his life’s a bed of roses A comfortable or luxurious position, as in Taking care of these older patients is no bed of roses . […]
- Bed pad
a pad or other protective covering used between the mattress and the bottom sheet of a bed.