bedstock

noun

bed·​stock
ˈbed-ˌstäk
dialectal, England
: a structure supporting bed slats that runs either from side to side or from head to foot

Word History

Etymology

Middle English bedstoke, from bed + stoke, stok stock

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“Bedstock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedstock. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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