bedpostnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbed.pəʊst/ us /ˈbed.poʊst/
Examples from literature
- As he spoke, he took from his coat pocket on the bedpost an envelope containing his commission and other papers.
- I dream about it nights and wake up with my arms around the bedpost.
- My head struck the bedposts, and other furniture.
- The old lady made one end of the silk thread fast to Tom's tooth with a loop and tied the other to the bedpost.
- The twisted columns used in chairs, bedposts, etc., were borrowed from Italy and were very popular.