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Princeton's WordNet

  1. four-posternoun

    a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtains


  1. four-posternoun

    A four-poster bed.

  2. four-posteradjective

    Having four vertical columns, one in each corner, that support a tester, so that curtains can be hung to exclude draughts from the sleeper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Four-posternoun

    a large bedstead with tall posts at the corners to support curtains

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of four-poster in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of four-poster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of four-poster in a Sentence

  1. Helen Hayes:

    There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed-the four-poster-I'll be needing that to die in.

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