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- n. bedsit
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- n. a furnished sitting room with sleeping accommodations (and some plumbing).
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- n. a furnished sitting room with sleeping accommodations (and some plumbing)
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Simon Upton/Interior Archive Veere Grenney's apartment in London This room is fondly referred to as "the bedsitter" by its owner, Veere Grenney, the New Zealand-born, London-based designer known for his elegant, pared-down traditional interiors.
Before your time Iain, but up to the early seventies, you could rent a bedsitter or unfurnished flat for £4 in the West End. Happy days.
I had a momentary image - very clear, very politically incorrect, and very likely brought on by Pam's mention of the cartoon books I'd once drawn for a little sick girl - of a large talking skunk in a beret, Monsieur PepÃ© Le Pew, strutting around my daughter's pension (if that was the word for a bedsitter-type apartment in Paris) with wavy aroma lines rising from his white-striped back.
The job is prestigious but the poor pay barely covers the rent for her rundown bedsitter.
His one spiritual ally is an outcast like himself: a dignified, ageless, diffident, white-haired refugee in rimless spectacles and a shabby suit who teaches German Extra Studies and cello and lives alone in a redbrick bedsitter on the Bristol Road roundabout.
Susan lives in the sumptuous 2-bedroom apartment next door to Bug's seedy bachelor "bedsitter."
Hazel would be at his bedsitter, her uniform folded neatly over a chair, her face scrubbed of makeup ....
The facility will consist of two three-bedroom cottages to accommodate 12 people and a one-bedroom bedsitter.
Bowen, a supporter of Methodism, welcomed John Wesley (along with William Williams Pantycelyn and others) as a frequent visitor to the house en route from his bedsitter in Bristol (see this post) to Ireland.
The horrifying spectacle of grisly carnage in the tiny, spartan bedsitter in Islington,