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bedpost Syllabification: bed·post
Pronunciation: /ˈbedˌpōst/

Definition of bedpost in English:


Any of the four upright supports of a bedstead.
Example sentences
  • Jorge's room looked like a miniature log cabin; the walls, floor and ceiling were all made to look like wooden logs, as did the bedposts that supported the bed on the far right side.
  • Inside they found him sitting at the small wooden desk in the corner, his hat hung on one of the four bedposts and jacket thrown on the foot of his bed; the perfect picture of a cowboy.
  • He stood and tied one end of the long line of sheets to one of the four sturdy bedposts and flung the long line out the window.


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