Definition of "bedding" []

  • Bedclothes. (noun)
  • Material, especially straw, on which animals sleep. (noun)
  • A bottom layer; a foundation. (noun)
  • Geology Stratification of rocks into beds. (noun)
  • Bedclothes, sometimes considered together with a mattress (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Litter, such as straw, for animals (noun)
  • Something acting as a foundation, such as mortar under a brick (noun)
  • The arrangement of a mass of rocks into distinct layers; stratification (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bedding" in a sentence
  • "The single most important factor that determines the quality of your bedding is the quality of material that it is made of."
  • "To prevent this the workmen have a contrivance which they call bedding the tree, which is thus executed."
  • "Head gardeners like John Caie, John Gibson and John Fleming rose to the challenge of presenting tender summer annuals in bedding displays, a form of planting that came to epitomise the Victorian garden and which remains fashionable today."