a bed that has been short-sheeted as a joke.
Also called pie bed.
Origin of apple-pie bed
First recorded in 1770–80
Words nearby apple-pie bed
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British Dictionary definitions for apple-pie bed
British a way of making a bed so as to prevent the person from entering it
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