Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person employed to clean and tidy students' rooms in a college, especially at Cambridge.
- Students are required to ensure that bedmakers have access to their rooms at least once each week.
- The woman chosen to be bedmaker and attendant was to be fifty years of age, of good name and fame, and ready to help the poor men if they fell sick.
- By arrangement with Housekeeping, cleaning materials will be left by the bedmaker when a party is to be held on a Friday or Saturday night.
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