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chair bed

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noun
  1. a chair that can be opened out to form a bed.
  2. bed chair.

Origin of chair bed

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for chair bed

Historical Examples

  • “Keziah has put the chair-bed into my room, Margery dear,” said Eleanor.

    Six to Sixteen

    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • "Please to see that the chair-bed in my dressing-room is moved into your mistress's bed-room," said the Captain.

  • "Please to see that the chair-bed in my dressing-room is moved into your mistress's bedroom," said the Captain.

    The Peace Egg and Other tales

    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • Walker had better put up a chair-bed in the dressing-room for Jeff, and Jeff and he (Percy) could have their grub together.

    A Dog with a Bad Name

    Talbot Baines Reed