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bedmaker

[bed-mey-ker] /ˈbɛdˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person who makes up beds.
2.
a person who constructs beds, as a carpenter.
Origin of bedmaker
late Middle English
1425-1475
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at bed, maker
Related forms
bedmaking, noun
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  • Last night the bedmaker from W said to me,'What are you doing to my gentlemen?

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • His bedmaker, equally peevish, explained how it had happened.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • The female servant (not unfrequently his wife or daughter) is the bedmaker.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • My bedmaker and tutor were the only people to whom I bid goodbye.

    The Fall of Prince Florestan of Monaco Charles Wentworth Dilke
  • For his own use he has been content with the services of a bedmaker, to whom he gave 50s.

    Old Picture Books Alfred W. Pollard
  • Had he acted discourteously to his bedmaker or his gyp, he would have minded just as much, which was not polite of him.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • Then the bedmakers began to arrive, chatting to each other pleasantly, and he could hear Ansell's bedmaker say, "Oh dang!"

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • He forgets to add an unknown sum to pay for the waste, impositions, and perquisites inseparable from a bedmaker's existence.

    Old Picture Books Alfred W. Pollard

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