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four–poster

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noun four–post·er \ˌfȯr-ˈpō-stər\

Simple Definition of four–poster

  • : a bed with tall posts at each of its four corners

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of four–poster

  1. :  a bed with tall often carved corner posts originally designed to support curtains or a canopy

Illustration of four–poster

1837

First Known Use of four–poster

1837


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