bed warmer


a long-handled, covered pan containing hot coals, used for warming beds.
Also called bedpan.

1920–25; bed + warmer Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
bedwarmer (ˈbɛdˌwɔːmə)
a metal pan containing hot coals, formerly used to warm a bed

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