bed·​der | \ ˈbe-dər How to pronounce bedder (audio) \

Definition of bedder

1 : a bedding plant
2 : a person who makes up beds

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First Known Use of bedder

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bedder.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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to insert between existing elements

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