bed place


noun
  1. a space housing a bed or bedding, especially one having the form of a cupboard closed with doors or curtains.

Origin of bed place

1
First recorded in 1560–70

Words Nearby bed place

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How to use bed place in a sentence

  • When the doors were opened the bed place looked precisely like a berth on board ship.

    Rollo in Holland | Jacob Abbott
  • The immediate cause appeared to be a collection of damp which had formed round his bed-place.

    Notable Voyagers | W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • "That is the bed place upon which we shall carry your poor invalid wife out to the carriage," said Walworth.

  • There we saw, by the ashes in the chimney and a standing bed-place in one corner, that he made his usual occupation.

  • Bateson—appointed to chop Frank's bed-place into firing—appeared punctually with his ax.

    The Frozen Deep | Wilkie Collins