Bedded
Bed Bed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedding}.] 1. To place in a bed. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. To make partaker of one's bed; to cohabit with. [1913 Webster]

I'll to the Tuscan wars, and never bed her. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To furnish with a bed or bedding. [1913 Webster]

4. To plant or arrange in beds; to set, or cover, as in a bed of soft earth; as, to bed the roots of a plant in mold. [1913 Webster]

5. To lay or put in any hollow place, or place of rest and security, surrounded or inclosed; to embed; to furnish with or place upon a bed or foundation; as, to bed a stone; it was bedded on a rock. [1913 Webster]

Among all chains or clusters of mountains where large bodies of still water are bedded. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

6. (Masonry) To dress or prepare the surface of stone) so as to serve as a bed. [1913 Webster]

7. To lay flat; to lay in order; to place in a horizontal or recumbent position. ``Bedded hair.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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