from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The side of a bed or the space alongside it.
  • adj. At or near the side of a bed: a bedside table; bedside conversation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. To the side of one's bed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The side of a bed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The side of a bed; position by a bed: usually with reference to attendance on one confined to bed: as, she watched by his bedside till dawn.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. space by the side of a bed (especially the bed of a sick or dying person)


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