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bedwarmer

[ bed-wawr-mer ]
/ ˈbɛdˌwɔr mər /
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noun

a long-handled, covered pan containing hot coals, used for warming beds.

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Origin of bedwarmer

First recorded in 1920–25; bed + warmer
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British Dictionary definitions for bedwarmer

bedwarmer
/ (ˈbɛdˌwɔːmə) /

noun

a metal pan containing hot coals, formerly used to warm a bed
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