bed down

phrasal verb
bedded down; bedding down; beds down

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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“Bed down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed%20down. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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