bed warmer

noun

: a covered pan containing hot coals used to warm a bed

Word History

First Known Use

1740, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bed warmer was in 1740

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“Bed warmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed%20warmer. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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