Definition of 'four-poster'
Example sentences containing 'four-poster'
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In the master bedroom, a four-poster bed appears to be floating. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Expect whitewashed walls, four-poster beds and hammocks for afternoon snoozing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I stayed in a very comfy junior suite with a big, modern four-poster bed. The Sun (2016)They queued for up to an hour in front of four-poster beds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many bedrooms come with big four-poster beds. The Sun (2011)And another above the four-poster bed in my bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most rooms feature four-poster beds and bathrooms with marble tubs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A four-poster bed was crammed by a window overlooking an office block. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The rooms are bright and have vivid fabrics; some have four-poster beds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Chichester has an enormous oak four-poster bed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now a hotel, rooms have a country feel with iron four-poster beds and antique furnishings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the middle of the studio is an 1840s four-poster bed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rooms have antique furnishings, marble bathrooms and four-poster beds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In his big, single bedroom stood a scarred desk and a four-poster bed clouded in mosquito netting. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)Banker or not, the villas provide a sumptuous holiday complete with giant four-poster beds swathed in billowing muslin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Upstairs there's a four-poster bed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)X with antique furniture and old oil paintings; some have four-poster beds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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