a thin, rigid board placed between a mattress and bedspring to give firm support.
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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Origin of bed board
First recorded in 1675–85
Words nearby bed board
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Example sentences from the Web for bed board
Find og Vendelrod,' Grundtvig, No 275, has even the talking blanket (sometimes misunderstood to be a bed-board).
The hand must be at rest, carried in a sling during the day and slung over the head to the bed-board at night.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague