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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedpost  \Bed"post`\,  n. 
  1.  One  of  the  four  standards  that  support  a  bedstead  or  the 
  canopy  over  a  bedstead. 
 
  2.  Anciently,  a  post  or  pin  on  each  side  of  the  bed  to  keep 
  the  clothes  from  falling  off  See  {Bedstaff}.  --Brewer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bedpost 
  n  :  any  of  4  vertical  supports  at  the  corners  of  a  bedstead 




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