Definition of Bedspring

1. Noun. (usually plural) one of the springs holding up the mattress of a bed.

Group relationships: Bedframe, Bedstead
Specialized synonyms: Box Spring
Generic synonyms: Spring
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Bedspring

1. Noun. A springy surface that supports the mattress of a bed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bedspring

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedspring

bedsit
bedsite
bedsites
bedsits
bedsitter
bedsitters
bedsitting room
bedsock
bedsocks
bedsonia
bedsonias
bedsore
bedsores
bedspread
bedspreads
bedspring (current term)
bedsprings
bedstaff
bedstaffs
bedstand
bedstands
bedstaves
bedstead
bedsteads
bedstock
bedstocks
bedstone
bedstones
bedstraw
bedstraws

Literary usage of Bedspring

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1. Selected Readings in Public Finance by Charles Jesse Bullock (1906)
"bedspring dealers are as important in the eye of the law as boarding-house keepers. This enlargement of the scope of the privilege-license system indicates ..."

2. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"692, 116 CCA 322, D'Arcy patent for spring cushion structure was anticipated by Crandall patent for bedspring: H. Mueller Mfg. Co. v. ..."

3. A Reference hand-book for nurses by Amanda Kathryn Beck (1908)
"bedspring is soft, a few boards may be placed under it to make it firm. If the patient is to be delivered in bed, it should be made up as follows : (l) Long ..."

4. Over Periscope Pond: Letters from Two American Girls in Paris, October 1916 by Esther Sayles Root, Marjorie Crocker (1918)
"It was a twisted bedspring. Near by was an opening twenty-five feet square with dug-outs along the edge, where officers evidently lived. ..."

5. Fire Insurance Inspection & Underwriting by Charles Carroll Dominge, W. O. Lincoln (1920)
"bedspring MANUFACTURING—Metal-working hazard with dip process painting, lacquering or bronzing. Excelsior is used for packing. A very poor fire record class ..."

6. The Horseless AgeAutomobiles (1900)
"The springs, of the bedspring or hourglass form, have their ends woven into wire cloth, so that the weight of a passenger is distributed over several ..."

7. Genealogical and Family History of Western New York: A Record of the by William Richard Cutter (1912)
"He began his active career as bookkeeper for the JR Newman bedspring Manufacturing Company in Jamestown, and after the death of Mr. Newman, in 1888, ..."

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