apple-pie bed


noun

a bed that has been short-sheeted as a joke.

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Also called pie bed.

Origin of apple-pie bed

First recorded in 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for apple-pie bed

apple-pie bed

noun

British a way of making a bed so as to prevent the person from entering it
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