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camp bed

a light folding cot or bed.
Origin of camp bed
First recorded in 1680-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • That night I spent on a camp bed in an old deserted straw hut.

  • She sewed, she had a camp bed, she dwelt beside a pot of flowers, she was contented.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • I stayed in my camp bed for six days, as there was nothing else to do.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • At the physician's orders, a camp bed had been prepared beside the sofa.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • My own tastes are simple: a camp bed, a couple of rooms, a crust, a bottle of wine; and I am happy and contented.

    The Doctor's Dilemma George Bernard Shaw
  • The governor of the castle dismissed, Il Moro bade the page prepare his camp bed.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  • Thatcher, stretched out on a camp bed at the side of the room, chewing a cigar, grunted.

    A Hoosier Chronicle Meredith Nicholson
  • Alec lay in his camp bed, with his faithful Swahili boy by his side to brush away the flies, waiting for the end.

    The Explorer W. Somerset Maugham
  • Julia sat on the camp bed and, as he had promised himself, he knelt beside her and buried his face in her lap.

    Narcissus Evelyn Scott
  • I was invited into the tent, where I found the General had been lounging or dozing on his camp bed.

    The Boy Spy Joseph Kerby

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