feather bed

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a mattress stuffed with feathers

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They took and shoved the bag through a rip in the straw tick that was under the feather-bed, and crammed it in a foot or two amongst the straw and said it was all right now, because a nigger only makes up the feather-bed, and don't turn over the straw tick only about twice a year, and so it warn't in no danger of getting stole now.
After pulling half the feathers out of Lucinda's bolster, she remembered that she herself was in want of a feather-bed.
My Katie could no abide the noise of ut, but must scream an' flutter an' go runnun' for the mudmost o' a feather-bed.
Number one--a French feather-bed with the two counter-panes of white sendall," said he.
I have a French feather-bed there, which I have been at pains to keep these years back.
cried the bowman, passing his fingers through his curls, "you were not far from the feather-bed then, mon gar.
In obedience to the laws, and after turning it over carefully in my mind, I offered Selina Goby a feather-bed and fifty shillings to be off the bargain.
to my life and all my wicked doings together; for the fire being very furious, and the people in a great fright in removing their goods, and throwing them out of window, a wench from out of a window threw a feather-bed just upon me.