Where Did the Phrase Sleep Tight Come from?

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The phrases 'sleep tight' come from how beds were made. In the early days, bed used to be made by ropes and often slacked and became loose making it uncomfortable and in order to get a good sleep you had to tighten the rope as a sleep.
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Sleep tight means the same as goodnight, sleep well or sweet dreams. In other words,you are wishing someone to sleep soundly. There is a short rhyme that people say/sing (mostly to
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Explanation 1:before the days of mattresses, beds were square frames elevated from the ground, with ropes tied across in a sort of weave. Anyway, in order to sleep well, the "
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During the 16th century people used to sleep on the floor on straw filled mattresses but as time went on the mattresses were tied to frames secured by ropes. These were tightened
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The word 'tight' in the expression 'sleep tight' is an old usage of the word 'tightly', meaning 'soundly, properly, well, or effectively'.
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