What does bedding mean?

Definitions for bedding
ˈbɛd ɪŋbed·ding

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding(noun)

    coverings that are used on a bed

  2. bedding material, bedding, litter(noun)

    material used to provide a bed for animals


  1. bedding(Noun)

    The textiles associated with a bed, e.g., sheets, pillowcases, bedspreads, blankets, etc.

  2. bedding(Noun)

    Any material used by or provided to animals to lie on.

  3. bedding(Noun)

    a structure occurring in granite and similar massive rocks that allows them to split in well-defined planes horizontally or parallel to the land surface

  4. bedding(Noun)

    the temporary planting of fast-growing plants into flower beds to create colourful, temporary, seasonal displays, during spring, summer or winter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bedding

    of Bed

  2. Bedding(noun)

    a bed and its furniture; the materials of a bed, whether for man or beast; bedclothes; litter

  3. Bedding(noun)

    the state or position of beds and layers


  1. Bedding

    Bedding, also known as bedclothes, refers to the materials laid above the mattress of a bed for hygiene, warmth, to protect the mattress, and for decorative effect. Bedding is the removable and washable portion of a human sleeping environment. Multiple sets of bedding for each bed will often be washed in rotation and/or changed seasonally to improve sleep comfort at varying room temperatures. In American English bedding generally does not include the mattress, box spring or bed frame, while in British English it does. A set of bedding usually consists of a flat or fitted sheet which covers the mattress; a flat top sheet; either a blanket, quilt, or duvet, sometimes with a duvet cover which can replace or be used in addition to the top sheet; and a number of pillows with pillowcases, also referred to as pillow shams. Additional blankets, etc. may be added to ensure the necessary insulation in cold sleeping areas. A common practice for children and some adults is to decorate a bed with plush stuffed animals, dolls, and other soft toys. These are not included under the designation of bedding, although they may provide additional warmth to the sleeper.

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  1. Alex
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How to say bedding in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedding in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of bedding in a Sentence

  1. Dan Harris:

    [ Tyler ] is just a ray of joy, everybody in Heavenly Peace Libertyville chapter loves hearing about Tyler and seeing him drop off the bedding.

  2. Jay Harris:

    Think about that phrase, 'As cool as the other side of the pillow.' It's a hot, stifling night. You're having trouble sleeping. But then you think to turn the pillow over, and, Wow, it's cool, and it feels so good, well, that's who Stuart is. He is 'the other side of pillow,' the man who made sportscasting cool. God bless whoever it was who thought to rearrange the bedding at ESPN.

  3. Harry Zalk:

    People go,' Oh my god, this White Company bedding is lovely,' and they take it off the plane with them, which they’re not really meant to do.

  4. Carrie Shapiro-Mendoza:

    There’s no need for other bedding.

  5. Carrie Shapiro-Mendoza:

    We have little understanding of how many infants in the U.S. are put into sleeping environments where soft bedding or blankets may be used.

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