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Bed (IPA: /ˈbɛd/)


Bed (n.)

An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or on; a couch. Specifically: A sack or mattress, filled with some soft material, in distinction from the bedstead on which it is placed (as, a feather bed), or this with the bedclothes added. In a general sense, any thing or place used for sleeping or reclining on or in, as a quantity of hay, straw, leaves, or twigs.

Bed (n.)

(Used as the symbol of matrimony) Marriage.

Bed (n.)

A plat or level piece of ground in a garden, usually a little raised above the adjoining ground.

Bed (n.)

A mass or heap of anything arranged like a bed; as, a bed of ashes or coals.

Bed (n.)

The bottom of a watercourse, or of any body of water; as, the bed of a river.

Bed (n.)

A layer or seam, or a horizontal stratum between layers; as, a bed of coal, iron, etc.

Bed (n.)

See Gun carriage, and Mortar bed.

Bed (n.)

The horizontal surface of a building stone; as, the upper and lower beds.

Bed (n.)

A course of stone or brick in a wall.

Bed (n.)

The place or material in which a block or brick is laid.

Bed (n.)

The lower surface of a brick, slate, or tile.

Bed (n.)

The foundation or the more solid and fixed part or framing of a machine; or a part on which something is laid or supported; as, the bed of an engine.

Bed (n.)

The superficial earthwork, or ballast, of a railroad.

Bed (n.)

The flat part of the press, on which the form is laid.

Bed (v. t.)

To place in a bed.

Bed (v. t.)

To make partaker of one's bed; to cohabit with.

Bed (v. t.)

To furnish with a bed or bedding.

Bed (v. t.)

To plant or arrange in beds; to set, or cover, as in a bed of soft earth; as, to bed the roots of a plant in mold.

Bed (v. t.)

To lay or put in any hollow place, or place of rest and security, surrounded or inclosed; to embed; to furnish with or place upon a bed or foundation; as, to bed a stone; it was bedded on a rock.

Bed (v. t.)

To dress or prepare the surface of stone) so as to serve as a bed.

Bed (v. t.)

To lay flat; to lay in order; to place in a horizontal or recumbent position.

Bed (v. i.)

To go to bed; to cohabit.

Bed ()

The solid rock underlying superficial formations. Also Fig.

Bed ()

A form of jack screw for lifting large bodies, and assisting in launching.

Bed ()

A long screw formerly used to fasten a bedpost to one of the adjacent side pieces.

Bed

Piece of furniture used as a place to sleep or relax

Bed

Stratigraphic subdivison

Bed

1998 album by Juliana Hatfield

Bed

Short story collection by Tao Lin

Bed

2007 song by J. Holiday

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [Alex: Dude, your bed is a CAR] Yea.. but it's a fucking sweet car!" - Grandma's Boy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Couldn't you just roll us around on the bed again." - Vegas Vacation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy," - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise." - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." - Poor Richard's Almanack


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