bedwarmer

bed•warm•er
[[t]ˈbɛdˌwɔr mər[/t]] n.
Etymology: 1920–25

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • bedwarmer — /bed wawr meuhr/, n. a long handled, covered pan containing hot coals, used for warming beds. Also called bedpan. [1920 25; BED + WARMER] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedwarmer — noun A covered metal pan attached to a long handle, holding live coals and used to warm a bed. Syn: warming pan …   Wiktionary

  • bedwarmer — n. device used for warming beds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedwarmer — /ˈbɛdwɔmə/ (say bedwawmuh) noun a device for warming a bed, especially a long handled metal container for hot coals which could be inserted into the bed …   Australian English dictionary

  • bedwarmer — /bed wawr meuhr/, n. a long handled, covered pan containing hot coals, used for warming beds. Also called bedpan. [1920 25; BED + WARMER] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • warmingpan — warm·ing pan (wôrʹmĭng) n. A metal pan with a cover and a long handle, designed to hold hot liquids or coals and used to warm a bed. Also called bedwarmer. * * * …   Universalium

  • bedpan — /bed pan /, n. 1. a shallow toilet pan for use by persons confined to bed. 2. bedwarmer. [1575 85; BED + PAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • warming pan — noun A covered metal pan attached to a long handle, holding live coals and used to warm a bed. Syn: bedwarmer …   Wiktionary

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