Four-poster meaning

fôr'pō'stər
A bed having tall corner posts originally intended to support curtains or a canopy.
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A bedstead with tall corner posts that sometimes support a canopy or curtains.
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A bed with a canopy supported at the corners on four posts.
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(of a bed) Having four vertical columns, one in each corner, that support a tester, so that curtains can be hung to exclude draughts from the sleeper.
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A four-poster bed.
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