bedstead

[ bed-sted, -stid ]SEE DEFINITION OF bedstead
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Shut the door, put out the candle, turn me up in the bedstead!

During the night he managed to file the brass of his bedstead.

For only keep the bedstead always in your mind; and you were safe.

I've heard say that bedstead is nigh two hundred years of age.

He started up as these sounds met his ear, and, sitting on his bedstead, listened.

La Couteau had remained waiting, mute and motionless, at the foot of the bedstead.

At one moment, he fancied his bedstead was being shaken in a peculiar manner.

Much ingenuity has been expended in combining the Sofa and Bedstead.

D'Alcacer approached the bedstead with a certain reluctance.

Mr. Travers looked up from his bedstead and he also seemed surprised.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from bed (n.) + stead; strictly "the place occupied by a bed," but usually "raised stand on which a bed sits."

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