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Noun: bedding  be-ding
  1. Coverings that are used on a bed
    "disarrayed bedding";
    - bedclothes, bed clothing
  2. Material used to provide a bed for animals
    - bedding material, litter
Verb: bed (bedded,bedding)  bed
  1. Furnish with a bed
    "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"
  2. Place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
  3. Put to bed
    "The children were bedded at ten o'clock"
  4. [informal] Have sexual intercourse
    - sleep together, love, make love, sleep with, have sex, know [archaic], do it [informal], be intimate, have intercourse, lie with [archaic], get it on [informal]
  5. Prepare for sleep
    "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn";
    - go to bed, turn in [informal], kip down [informal], hit the hay [informal], hit the sack [informal], sack out [N. Amer, informal], go to sleep, retire

Derived forms: beddings

Type of: cloth covering, copulate, couple, furnish, lay, mate, material, offer, pair, place, plant, pose, position, provide, put, render, set, stuff, supply

Antonym: get up

Encyclopedia: Bedding

Bed, Bath and Be Gone