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air mattress

a mattress, usually of plastic or rubber, that can be inflated for use, as in camping, and deflated for storage.
Origin of air mattress
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She read the book from cover to cover as she lay upon her air mattress, tucked snugly between her blankets.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • He settled himself on his air mattress and drew the blankets over him.

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    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

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