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English definition of “four-poster bed”

four-poster bed

noun [C]     /ˌfɔː.pəʊ.stəˈbed/ US  /ˌfɔːr.poʊ.stɚ-/ (also four-poster)
a large, old-fashioned bed with tall posts at each corner supporting a frame from which curtains hangBeds and parts of beds
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