bedding

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bedding (uncountable)

  1. The textiles associated with a bed, e.g., sheets, pillowcases, bedspreads, blankets, etc.
  2. Any material used by or provided to animals to lie on.
  3. (geology) a structure occurring in granite and similar massive rocks that allows them to split in well-defined planes horizontally or parallel to the land surface
  4. (horticulture) the temporary planting of fast-growing plants into flower beds to create colourful, temporary, seasonal displays, during spring, summer or winter

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bedding

  1. present participle of bed

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.dɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bed‧ding

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch beddinge. Equivalent to bed +‎ -ing. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

bedding f (plural beddingen, diminutive beddinkje n)

  1. bed of any body of water; riverbed, seabed.
    Synonyms: bed
  2. floor or frame on which an artillery mount or gun carriage is deployed
    • 1871, F. H. W. Kuypers, Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche artillerie van de vroegste tijden tot heden, vol. 2, publ. by Adolf Blomhert, page 232.
      De bedding was niet langer dan het affuit. Achter de bedding werd de aarde vast aangestampt zoo ver als het stuk achteruit liep.

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(bed of a body of water):