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Noun1.plank-bed - a bed of boards (without a mattress)
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"
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And my couch in the cooling gallery - my favorite couch, in my favorite corner, which I had secured with gusto on coming in - it was a bed of thorns, with hideous visions of a plank-bed to follow!
In his early work the poet's deep-seated anxiety is partly expressed in gloomy imagery, partly papered over with a pseudoreligious (and often bombastic) terminology: "vilag priccsen felebredek / Satan es Isten foglya" (I wake up on the world's plank-bed / a prisoner of Satan and God).