bedplate

noun

bed·​plate ˈbed-ˌplāt How to pronounce bedplate (audio)
: a plate or framing used as a support

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bedplate was in 1817

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Cite this Entry

“Bedplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedplate. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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