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[bed-rohl] /ˈbɛdˌroʊl/
bedding that rolls up for portability and is used especially for sleeping out-of-doors.
Origin of bedroll
1645-55; bed + roll Unabridged
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Examples from the web for bedroll
  • From bring-your-own-bedroll bungalows to high-thread-count villas, there's a lodge for nearly every budget.
  • Leaning against his own bedroll, propped on one elbow, he sings along for two bars.
  • Camping distills our lives to the bare elements of living: finding a campsite, preparing a simple meal, laying out a bedroll.
  • And there, under the stars and around the chuck wagon, he crawled into his bedroll each night.
  • Initially, appellant apparently slept in a bedroll and lived in a tent.
British Dictionary definitions for bedroll


a portable roll of bedding, such as a sleeping bag, used esp for sleeping in the open
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