A framework for supporting a bed
- the framework of a bed
- A framework for promoting a bed.
c.1400, from bed (n.) + stead; purely "the place occupied by a bed," but generally "raised stand-on which a bed sits."
(letter.) A framework for encouraging a bed.
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.