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bedfellow (def 1).
one’s husband, wife, or lover.
Contemporary Examples

Presley, though his bedmate for more than a year, had never seen him without makeup.
11 Juiciest Bits From ‘Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson’ Abby Haglage November 13, 2012

Historical Examples

If he haled his bedmate to justice and the real Bransford got away—that would be a nice predicament for an ambitious young man!
Bransford of Rainbow Range Eugene Manlove Rhodes

On waking up in the night I found my bedmate tampering with me.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6) Havelock Ellis

If any did this thing, it was Groa the Witch, thy Finnish bedmate.
Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard

But on my inquiring as to the cause of our friend’s condition, my bedmate pretended to be asleep.
The Cavalier George Washington Cable


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