What does bedpost mean?

bedpost meaning in General Dictionary

among the four standards that assistance a bedstead or the canopy over a bedstead

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  • some of 4 straight aids within corners of a bedstead
  • one of many four criteria that help a bedstead and/or canopy over a bedstead.
  • Anciently, a post or pin for each side of the sleep to keep the clothing from falling off. See Bedstaff.

bedpost meaning in Urban Dictionary

a post of a bed

bedpost meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition bed-post, 1590s, from bed (n.) + post (n.1).

bedpost meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The four requirements that help a bedstead or perhaps the canopy over a bedstead.

Sentence Examples with the word bedpost

He was behind Dean and before Dean could realize what was happening, Winston grabbed his right arm and with a quick metallic click Dean was securely fastened to the brass bedpost by a steel handcuff.

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