feather bed

a mattress or a bed cover, as a quilt, stuffed with soft feathers.

before 1000; Middle English, Old English

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feather bed
1.  a mattress filled with feathers or down
vb , -beds, -bedding, -bedded
2.  (tr) to pamper; spoil
3.  (US) (intr) to be subject to or engage in featherbedding

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