bed down

phrasal verb

Definition of bed down 

1 : to lie down somewhere for sleep There were so many people that some of us had to bed down in the living room.

2 : to provide (a person or animal) with a place to sleep They bedded us down in the living room. When the animals had been fed and bedded down, we went inside to eat dinner.

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