- support a bedstead or the
canopy over a bedstead.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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bedpost — ► NOUN ▪ any of the four upright supports of a bedstead … English terms dictionary
bedpost — [bed′pōst΄] n. any of the vertical posts at the corners of some beds, often tall enough to support a canopy … English World dictionary
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bedpost — [[t]be̱dpoʊst[/t]] bedposts also bed post N COUNT A bedpost is one of the four vertical supports at the corners of a bed with an old fashioned wooden or iron frame … English dictionary
bedpost — See you, me and the bedpost, between … A concise dictionary of English slang
bedpost — n. any of the four upright supports of a bedstead. Phrases and idioms: between you and me and the bedpost colloq. in strict confidence … Useful english dictionary
bedpost — noun Date: 1598 the usually turned or carved post of a bed … New Collegiate Dictionary
bedpost — /bed pohst /, n. 1. one of the upright supports of a bedstead. 2. bedposts, Bowling. a split in which the seven and ten pins remain standing. [1590 1600; BED + POST1] * * * … Universalium
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