bedroll

[bed-rohl]
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noun

bedding that rolls up for portability and is used especially for sleeping out-of-doors.

Nearby words

  1. bedraggled,
  2. bedrail,
  3. bedrid,
  4. bedridden,
  5. bedrock,
  6. bedroom,
  7. bedroom slipper,
  8. beds,
  9. bedsheet,
  10. bedside

Origin of bedroll

First recorded in 1645–55; bed + roll

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British Dictionary definitions for bed-roll

bedroll

noun

a portable roll of bedding, such as a sleeping bag, used esp for sleeping in the open
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Word Origin and History for bed-roll

bed-roll

n.

1905, from bed (n.) + roll (n.).

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