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How to use headboard in a sentence
In a Sleep Junkie survey of 1,064 people, the setup most associated with restful sleep involved centering the headboard against one wall, positioning the bed near a window to the left or right of the bed, with the door on the opposite sidewall.
In addition, if you have a shared wall, move your headboard away from it to “put as much distance between your ears and your neighbors,” Drew says.
The room was functional at best– a bed with a greasy-looking headboard and gray sheets.
Hunter is propped up against the hotel bed headboard, with John Edwards belly-down on the bed between her legs.
A headboard marks his grave and tells of the aid he rendered in this expedition to perpetuate the memory of the old Oregon Trail.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail | Ezra Meeker
We climbed its headboard like a mast, and looked for pirates on the sea.Hints to Pilgrims | Charles Stephen Brooks
It is said he never retired at night without first loading his pistols and swinging them over the headboard of his bed.
Go and light it at that headboard over there, and then sit down and take your comfort while I'm starving.
You know, said Tess, gravely, it would be dreadful if one of them died and we didnt know what to put on the headboard.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas | Grace Brooks Hill
British Dictionary definitions for headboard
a vertical board or terminal at the head of a bed
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