bedspring
noun Date: 1885 a spring supporting a mattress

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bedspring — ☆ bedspring [bed′spriŋ΄ ] n. 1. a framework of springs placed in a bedstead to support the mattress 2. any of these springs …   English World dictionary

  • bedspring — /ˈbɛdsprɪŋ/ (say bedspring) noun one of a set of springs for the support of a mattress …   Australian English dictionary

  • bedspring — /bed spring /, n. a set of springs for the support of a mattress. [1910 15; BED + SPRING] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedspring — noun A springy surface that supports the mattress of a bed …   Wiktionary

  • bedspring — n. set of springs which provide support for a mattress …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedspring — bed•spring [[t]ˈbɛdˌsprɪŋ[/t]] n. fur a set of springs for the support of a mattress • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • bedspring — noun (usually plural) one of the springs holding up the mattress of a bed • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑plural form • Hypernyms: ↑spring • Hyponyms: ↑box spring • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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