"bed-post" Definition

  1. “in the twinkling of a BED-POST,” in a moment, or very quickly. Originally BED-STAFF, a stick placed vertically in the frame of a bed to keep the bedding in its place, and used sometimes as a defensive weapon.

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Position in the dictionary: 134 of 4022 slang words.
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