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90s Slang You Should Know

double bed

a bed large enough for two adults, especially a bed measuring 54 inches (137 cm) wide; full-size bed.
Origin of double bed
First recorded in 1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Two of the rooms have a double bed each, and the other rooms have two single beds each.

    The Rover Boys on a Hunt Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
  • "The question is whether to have a double bed or two single ones," she persisted.

    Max Fargus Owen Johnson
  • Henry and Benny were left in a large spare room with a double bed.

    The Box-Car Children Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • We reached the top floor, and were shown by the twins into an apartment containing a double bed with a stuffy canopy of damask.

    Caught by the Turks Francis Yeats-Brown
  • Marais, having on their fore-part a kind of double bed place laid over with green leaves, each just sufficient to hold one man.

  • At ten o'clock the boys retired, to a large bed chamber containing a double bed and a good-sized cot.

    The Rover Boys In The Mountains Arthur M. Winfield

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