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feather bed

a mattress or a bed cover, as a quilt, stuffed with soft feathers.
Origin of feather bed
before 1000; Middle English, Old English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Rooms are furnished with a feather bed and luxury bedding have private patios or balconies.
  • Every room in the resort has a fireplace and a feather bed with down comforter.
  • After a night on the town, have breakfast in the luxurious feather bed.
  • Neville tore apart the feather bed and set the feathers on fire.
British Dictionary definitions for feather bed

feather bed

a mattress filled with feathers or down
verb -beds, -bedding, -bedded
(transitive) to pamper; spoil
(intransitive) (US) to be subject to or engage in featherbedding
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