four-poster


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four-post·er

(fôr′pō′stər)
n.
A bed having tall corner posts originally intended to support curtains or a canopy.

four-poster

n
(Furniture) a bed with posts at each corner supporting a canopy and curtains. Also called: four-poster bed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.four-poster - a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtainsfour-poster - a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtains
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture
Translations

four-poster

[ˈfɔːˌpəʊstəʳ] N (also four-poster bed) → cama f de columnas

four-poster

[ˈfɔːˌpəʊstəʳ] n (also four-poster bed) → letto a baldacchino
References in classic literature ?
His four-poster, the huge couch at the foot of his bed, and all the furniture about the room, was of the Queen Anne period.
Gentlemen, here's a fender that if you had the misfortune to hang yourselves would cut you down in no time--with astonishing celerity--four-and-sixpence--five--five-and-sixpence--an appropriate thing for a spare bedroom where there was a four-poster and a guest a little out of his mind--six shillings--thank you, Mr.
''Cause I was always used to a four-poster afore I came here, and I find the legs of the table answer just as well,' replied the cobbler.
"If those eyes of yours were bed-winches," returned Miss Pross, "and I was an English four-poster, they shouldn't loose a splinter of me.
Twin brass bedsteads occupied the site of the old four-poster from which I had first beheld the light.
We stayed in the room, complete with four-poster bed, where Lord Nelson allegedly embarked on his scandalous affair with Emma Hamilton.
There are seven bedrooms - one with a four-poster - and a games room with snooker table.
It costs PS125 at Amara.com GEOMETRIC and bold in shape, the Hedonist black four-poster bed is the perfect focal point for bedrooms.
It's glamping Henry VIII-style, with solid oak four-poster beds, embroidered tapestries and all the mod cons of 21st century bathrooms.
BLUE MARBLE WALLPAPER, PS13.99, HOMEBASE MAORI GOROKA CEILO TILES, PS1.19 EACH (FOUR SHOWN), TILE GIANT ITALIAN CAMPAIGN CANOPY BED, PS1600, ANTHROPOLOGIE.COM METAL FOUR-POSTER BED, PS399, MAISONS DU MONDE CHAIR, PS625, NOTONTHEHIGHSTREET.
The star's own room was the largest in the property, complete with a four-poster bed.
Not only is there freshly-brewed tea on tap but it's someone's job to brew it in the fine china teapot, pop it on a beautifully presented tray and bring it to your room while you read in a window seat, enjoying the incredible views of the grounds, or loll in the four-poster like some refugee from the French Revolution.