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bedwarmer

[bed-wawr-mer] /ˈbɛdˌwɔr mər/
noun
1.
a long-handled, covered pan containing hot coals, used for warming beds.
Also called bedpan.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; bed + warmer
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British Dictionary definitions for bed-warmer

bedwarmer

/ˈbɛdˌwɔːmə/
noun
1.
a metal pan containing hot coals, formerly used to warm a bed
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