angel bed

noun

: a bed without posts but with a small canopy

Word History

Etymology

translation of French lit d'ange

First Known Use

circa 1715, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of angel bed was circa 1715

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“Angel bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angel%20bed. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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