bedstead

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noun bed·stead \ˈbed-ˌsted\

Origin and Etymology of bedstead

Middle English bedstede, from bed + stede stead, place — more at stead


First Known Use: 15th century


BEDSTEAD Defined for English Language Learners

bedstead

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noun bed·stead \ˈbed-ˌsted\

Definition of bedstead for English Language Learners

  • : the frame of a bed : the part of a bed on which the mattress lies


BEDSTEAD Defined for Kids

bedstead

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noun bed·stead \ˈbed-ˌsted\

Definition of bedstead for Students

  1. :  the framework of a bed


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