bed place



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

Origin of bed place

First recorded in 1560–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bed place

Historical Examples of bed place

  • Along and above this bed-place are divers ring bolts, wherein such prisoners are locked as are disorderly.

  • But when Thorgunna came from the bed-place, she was p. 16arrayed like any queen and the broad brooch was in her bosom.

    The Waif Woman

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • After a time, he threw himself back upon the bed-place, and groaned heavily.

    The Little Savage

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • As the sun rose, I got out of my bed-place; and, now that it was broad daylight, I looked at Jackson.

    The Little Savage

    Captain Marryat

  • From his bed-place Ericsson scrutinised these artless memorials in the early light.

    The Woodlands Orchids

    Frederick Boyle