bedpost bedpost

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of 4 vertical supports at the corners of a bedstead

Usage(s):

  1. When she fell, cracked her head against a metal bedpost and lost consciousness, Frisch tried to revive her by biting her, failed, remained several hours, departed.
  2. Bill Clinton is busy chaining himself to the Lincoln bedpost so they'll never get him out, and Hillary's busy wrapping up a big hunk of coal for hubby.
  3. When a peptic ulcer threatened to keep him out of surgery for months, he treated himself at night, filling an IV bottle with milk and clamping it onto the bedpost.

News

  1. Hearing delayed for mom accused of tying daughter to bed

    Arraignment was postponed for a North Las Vegas woman accused of tying her 4-year-old daughter to a bedpost for up to 12 hours a day, with only a plastic tote bin for a toilet.
    on November 14, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Las Vegas

  2. Hearing delayed in Las Vegas daughter tied to bed case

    Arraignment was postponed for a North Las Vegas woman accused of tying her 4-year-old daughter to a bedpost for up to 12 hours a day, with only a plastic tote bin for a toilet.
    on November 14, 2013     Source: KTNV Las Vegas

  3. Mom Accused of Tying Girl to Bed Headed to Trial

    A North Las Vegas woman is due for arraignment in Nevada state court on criminal charges that she kept her 4-year-old daughter tethered to a bedpost for up to 12 hours a day, with only a plastic tote bin for a toilet.
    on November 13, 2013     Source: KLAS Las Vegas

Quotes

  • "I'm sure I'd be tied to a bedpost or two, and this wouldn't be here," Samardzija said, pointing to his long locks. "I can deal with that. My freshman year [at Notre Dame] I got shaved twice.
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Jeff Samardzija Source: Chicago Tribune

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