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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A bed where tall carved corner pieces were originally designed to support a canopy.

Usage examples (27)
  • There was an old fourposter and a nightstand of oak.
  • 'I didn't know about the fourposter,' I said a little weakly.
  • After when from midnights unwards the fourposter harp quartetto.
  • The furniture was mahogany, big and solid, and the bed was a vast mahogany fourposter. for more
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