canopy bed


canopy bed
A bed equipped with a canopy.

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  • Canopy bed — A canopy bed is a decorative bed somewhat similar to a four poster bed. A typical canopy bed usually features posts at each of the four corners extending four feet high or more above the mattress. Ornate or decorative fabric is often draped… …   Wikipedia

  • Bed — A bed audio2|En us bed.ogg is a piece of furniture (or a location) primarily used as a place to sleep, and often used for relaxation.To make beds more comfortable, a mattress is usually placed on top of it. The second layer is the box spring… …   Wikipedia

  • Bed sheet — A blue bed sheet A bed sheet is a piece of cloth used to cover a mattress. It is this sheet that one typically lies on. In many areas of the world, a second flat bed sheet is laid on top of the sheet covering the mattress. This is known as a top… …   Wikipedia

  • bed — noun 1) she got into her bed Syn: cot, cradle, crib, berth; brass bed, bunk bed, camp bed, canopy bed, captain s bed, daybed, featherbed; trademark Hide A Bed, Murphy bed, sofa bed, spool bed, trundle bed, waterbed, d …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Canopy — may refer to: Aircraft canopy, transparent enclosure over aircraft cockpit Baldachin, cloth or permanent architectural feature that hangs over altar or throne as symbol of authority Camper shell, raised, rigid covering for the rear bed of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Canopy — Can o*py (k[a^]n [ o]*p[y^]), n.; pl. {Canopies} ( p[i^]z). [OE. canapie, F. canap[ e] sofa, OF. conop[ e]e, conopeu, conopieu, canopy, vail, pavilion (cf. It. canop[ e] canopy, sofa), LL. conopeum a bed with mosquito curtains, fr. Gr. kwnwpei^on …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canopy — ► NOUN (pl. canopies) 1) a cloth covering hung or held up over a throne or bed. 2) a roof like projection or shelter. 3) the expanding, umbrella like part of a parachute. 4) the uppermost branches of the trees in a forest, forming a roof like… …   English terms dictionary

  • canopy — [kan′ə pē] n. pl. canopies [ME canape < ML canapeum < L conopeum < Gr kōnōpeion, couch with mosquito curtains, dim. of kōnōps, gnat] 1. a drapery, awning, or other rooflike covering fastened above a bed, throne, etc., or held on poles… …   English World dictionary

  • canopy — late 14c., from O.Fr. conope bed curtain (Mod.Fr. canapé), from M.L. canopeum, dissimilated from L. conopeum, from Gk. konopeion Egyptian couch with mosquito curtains, from konops mosquito, gnat, of unknown origin. The same word (canape) in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bed — bedless, adj. bedlike, adj. /bed/, n., v., bedded, bedding. n. 1. a piece of furniture upon which or within which a person sleeps, rests, or stays when not well. 2. the mattress and bedclothes together with the bedstead of a bed. 3. the bedstead… …   Universalium


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