Meaning of bridebed in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbrʌɪdbɛd/


archaic, rare
  • The bed used by a newly married couple; the bed in which a marriage is consummated.


Old English. Cognate with or formed similarly to Middle Dutch bruutbedde, Old Saxon brūdbedd (Middle Low German brūtbedde), Old High German brūtbetti (Middle High German brūtbette, German Brautbett) from the Germanic base of bride + the Germanic base of bed.