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

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During road games when the team stayed at a hotel and had a curfew, assistant coaches who performed bed checks reported on multiple occasions finding Winslow watching pornography. Robert Klemko, SI.com, "You Never Knew Kellen Winslow Jr.," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of bed check

1919, in the meaning defined above

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