Definition of bedrail in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbedrāl/


A rail along the side of a bed connecting the headboard to the footboard.
Example sentences
  • ‘Christina,’ he tried again, reaching now for the bedrails.
  • Consequently, this patient may not comply with bed or activity restrictions and may try to climb over the bedrails to get out of bed.
  • Andrew reached over the bedrails of Amber's hospital bed and pulled the covers up closer to her shoulders.

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Syllabification: bed·rail

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