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sleeping porch

noun
1.
a porch enclosed with glass or screening or a room with open sides or a row of windows used for sleeping in the open air.
Origin of sleeping porch
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • They were soon at the fence, about twenty yards from the sleeping porch.

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.
  • She had her own study, her own bath, her own sleeping porch and sun-parlor.

    On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
  • Mrs. Roper said she had a heavy cold; she said she'd been sleeping on the sleeping porch.

    The Heart of Rachael Kathleen Norris
  • Why did Jack and Stuart build a sleeping porch to the doll house?

  • Also, as a compromise, he built a sleeping porch on the second story.

  • Miss Cox was escorted to her sleeping porch which she pronounced "Heaven."

  • Then, if possible, sleep the year round on a sleeping porch.

    How to Eat Thomas Clark Hinkle
  • Mrs. Dennis Murphy has two fine rooms and a sleeping porch adjoining.

  • One of the most important arrangements for outdoor sleeping is the sleeping porch.

  • Among other little details I want two hundred feet of sleeping porch running along the outside of our dormitories.

    Dear Enemy Jean Webster

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