bedposts


bedposts

noun

  1. one of the upright supports of a bedstead.
  2. bedposts, Bowling. a split in which the seven and ten pins remain standing.

noun

  1. any of the four vertical supports at the corners of a bedstead
  2. between you and me and the bedpost informal confidentially; in secret
n.

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

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