marriage bed

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of marriage bed

: a bed that married people share sometimes used figuratively to refer to marriage in general or to the sexual relations that married people have
  • the sorrows of their marriage bed

Word by Word Definitions

marriage play
  1. : the state of being united as spouses in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law

  2. : the mutual relation of married persons : wedlock

  3. : the institution whereby individuals are joined in a marriage

bed play
  1. : a piece of furniture on or in which to lie and sleep

  2. : a place of sex relations

  3. : marital relationship

  1. : to find or make sleeping accommodations

  2. : to go to bed

  3. : to form a layer


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