Origin of trundle bed
First recorded in 1535–45
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Examples from the Web for trundle bed
"Cricket's the only trundle-bed trash," said Archie, pulling her hair.Cricket at the Seashore
Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
Trundle-bed; one made to run under a "standing-bed," as it was called.Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Then she gave him his luncheon, and laid him on Willie's trundle-bed.Little Frankie and his Mother
Tell them all you told me the other night in the trundle-bed.
Miss Roxy showed her to me in the trundle-bed, 'long with Sally.
- a less common word for truckle bed
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