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box spring

n.
A cloth-covered frame containing rows of coil springs, usually placed under a mattress for support.

box spring

n
(Furniture) a coiled spring contained in a boxlike frame, used as a base for mattresses, chairs, etc

box′ spring`


n.
an upholstered bedspring composed of a number of helical springs, each in a cylindrical cloth pocket.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.box spring - a coiled bedspring in a frame that is covered with cloth
bedspring - (usually plural) one of the springs holding up the mattress of a bed
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