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marriage bed

Definition of marriage bed

  1. :  a bed that married people share —sometimes used figuratively to refer to marriage in general or to the sexual relations that married people have <the sorrows of their marriage bed>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law

    :  the state of being united to a person of the same sex in a relationship like that of a traditional marriage

    :  the mutual relation of married persons :  wedlock

  1. :  a piece of furniture on or in which to lie and sleep

    :  a place of sex relations

    :  marital relationship

  1. :  to form a layer

    :  to lie flat or flush

    :  to put, take, or send to bed

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