Origin of hot bed
Examples from the Web for hot bed
In the hot-bed, made in February or March (in the latitude of Philadelphia), all tender things may be started.
The seed should be sown at least a month in advance, and should be brought forward on a hot-bed or in a cool part of a stove.
Perhaps foreign air and warmer climates develop, like a hot-bed, our innate instinct of destructiveness.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Some may be planted in pots to flower in the house, or they may be placed in the hot-bed for early flowering.The Book of Sports:|William Martin
He ordered things under glass, so that his table, at midnight or thereabouts, resembled a hot-bed that favors the bell system.The Best Short Stories of 1917|Various