bed check

noun

Definition of bed check

: a night inspection to check the presence of persons (such as soldiers) required by regulations to be in bed or in quarters

Examples of bed check in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the Detroit Free Press, Kearse left the team hotel without permission and was late for bed check before the Lions’ loss Saturday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jonas Shaffer, baltimoresun.com, 31 Dec. 2020 On those road trips, coach Don Shula had bed check at 11 p.m. on nights before games and always a second one at midnight or 1 a.m. for the room shared by Orr and Matte. Glenn Graham, baltimoresun.com, 29 Oct. 2020 Civitillo, who was in the hospital’s transitional living program, was supposed to be on two-hour bed checks in February 2018. Dave Altimari, courant.com, 8 Nov. 2019 Daniel Miner, 43, was reported missing after a Saturday night bed check at the facility in Childersburg, southeast of Birmingham, the state's correction department said in a release. Melissa Alonso And Theresa Waldrop, CNN, 23 Feb. 2020 Hospital records alleged that bed checks on Feb. 17 were done at 1 a.m., 3 a.m., 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. The staff notes indicted that he had been checked each time and was sleeping and had no issues. Josh Kovner, courant.com, 25 Nov. 2019 At first bed check, per officers, the patient was found in cardiac arrest and EMS was called. Josh Kovner, courant.com, 24 Oct. 2019 But the lawsuit alleges a bed check wasn’t done at 7 a.m. on the morning of Feb. 17 even though medical records later said that it was done. Dave Altimari, courant.com, 8 Nov. 2019 This light, seemingly simple-looking bed checks all the boxes on what makes cats happy: Its plush doughnut shape allows your cat to fully sink into it and curl up. Ann Lien, House Beautiful, 24 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of bed check

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bed check was in 1919

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“Bed check.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed%20check. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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