bedmaker

[bed-mey-ker]

Origin of bedmaker

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at bed, maker
Related formsbed·mak·ing, noun
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  • Last night the bedmaker from W said to me,'What are you doing to my gentlemen?

    The Longest Journey

    E. M. Forster

  • His bedmaker, equally peevish, explained how it had happened.

    The Longest Journey

    E. M. Forster

  • The female servant (not unfrequently his wife or daughter) is the bedmaker.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • My bedmaker and tutor were the only people to whom I bid goodbye.

  • For his own use he has been content with the services of a bedmaker, to whom he gave 50s.

    Old Picture Books

    Alfred W. Pollard