bedtime story


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bedtime story

n.
A story that is read or told to a child just before bedtime.

bed′time sto`ry


n.
a story told to a child at bedtime.
[1885–90]
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LITTLE Red Riding Hood pipped Alice in Wonderland to be named the top bedtime story.
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