from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A cloth-covered frame containing rows of coil springs, usually placed under a mattress for support.
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- noun A box-shaped
frameinto which is a set of spiral springs, upon which rests a bed mattress.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a coiled bedspring in a frame that is covered with cloth
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