Definition of Bedstead

1. Noun. The framework of a bed.

Exact synonyms: Bedframe
Group relationships: Bed
Terms within: Bedpost, Bedspring, Footboard, Headboard
Generic synonyms: Article Of Furniture, Furniture, Piece Of Furniture



Definition of Bedstead

1. n. A framework for supporting a bed.

Definition of Bedstead

1. Noun. The framework that supports a bed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bedstead

1. a support for a bed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedstead

bedsock
bedsocks
bedsonia
bedsonias
bedsore
bedsores
bedspread
bedspreads
bedspring
bedsprings
bedstaff
bedstaffs
bedstand
bedstands
bedstaves
bedstead (current term)
bedsteads
bedstock
bedstocks
bedstone
bedstones
bedstraw
bedstraws
bedswerver
bedswervers
bedtick
bedticks
bedtime
bedtime stories
bedtime story

Literary usage of Bedstead

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1. Colonial Furniture in America by Luke Vincent Lockwood (1913)
"Cabriole-Legged bedstead, about 1750 257 809. bedstead in Chippendale style, ... bedstead in Chippendale style, 1750-60 259 811. Draped bedstead ..."

2. The Furniture of Our Forefathers by Esther Singleton, Russell Sturgis (1913)
"In 1727, Captain A. Muller had a folding bedstead and furniture, ... Thus, while the above-mentioned four-post oak bedstead and bedding were valued at £25 ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1845)
"King Richard the Third's bedstead." Its story, or legend, ... The bedstead, however, being large and heavy, and apparently of no great value, was suffered ..."

4. The New-York Legal Observer by Samuel Owen (1846)
"And the defendant further says, that the having, taking, and receiving of the same by the defendant as aforesaid is the same conversion of the said bedstead ..."

5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"RS bedstead. The wooden or metal frame serving to support a bed and raise ... (For a standing or permanent bedstead, see Bed Place ; Berth ; Box Bed ; Bunk. ..."

6. The London Medical Gazette (1841)
"The first part to be noticed is the bedstead properly so called, constructed after the common mode, with the exception that it has not any foot-piece raised ..."

7. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1900)
"71, a, 39, for that Gershon Harris did, on the 25th of May, 1899, unlawfully take from the appellant a certain article of furniture—to wit, a bedstead—by an ..."

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