[ waw-ter-bed, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌbɛd, ˈwɒt ər- /
a bed having a liquid-filled rubber or plastic mattress in a rigid, often heated, waterproof frame, and providing a surface that conforms to the sleeper's body in any position.
Words And Phrases Your Parents Used That You Can’t Use NowParenting has changed over the years and so has the language. While some phrases were popular years ago, today they are obsolete ... and for good reason. Here are ten old expressions that your parents might have used but you wouldn't dare use today.
Words Popularized By Shakespeare That We Still UseWilliam Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 and was baptized on April 26, 1564. His exact birthdate remains unknown, though is conventionally taken to be the same as the day his "bones were interred." In his honor, we wanted to share some words popularized by the man himself.
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British Dictionary definitions for water bed
a waterproof mattress filled with water
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