Sects were springing up all over England as weeds in a hotbed.
If there is no greenhouse, a hotbed is an important help in the garden.
Industry—and the engineer is the backbone of industry—is a hotbed of competition.
It is a hotbed of heathen enthusiasm and of blinded devotion.
A corrupt, unregenerate heart, which is a hotbed and nursery of the devil.
The East Side, that had been orderly, became a hotbed of child crime.
Memphis was a hotbed of secessionists; it was almost as bad as Charleston.
For this purpose, a hotbed frame may be used, substantially made of plank.
Now there is nothing simpler than a hotbed when you come to a study of it.
Some persons tell me that they always bank up a hotbed with earth.