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trundle bed

noun
Origin of trundle bed
1535-1545
First recorded in 1535-45
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  • Chicken Little was to sleep in the trundle bed with Katy and Gertie.

    Chicken Little Jane Lily Munsell Ritchie
  • He saw himself lying on his trundle bed, his family weeping about him.

    Rollo in Society George S. Chappell
  • I thought of my little boy and gal sleeping in their trundle bed.

    Little Wolf M. A. Cornelius
  • The quaint word is the same as used in truckle or trundle bed.

    The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
  • His first confused fancy was that he had been lying in his trundle bed at Tipperary with his cousin Garry Murphy.

  • I shall take this baby up and put her in Mattie's trundle bed; they are sisters now.

    A Fair Mystery

    Bertha M. Clay
  • The foot of the trundle bed was towards the door, leaving only room enough for the door to swing.

  • I sat on my trundle bed a-thinking and—God forgive me—admiring my own lofty and romantic purpose.

    The Little Red Foot Robert W. Chambers
  • At last the yellow strip under the door grew dark, and from the other trundle bed there came a muffled breathing.

    The Battle Ground Ellen Glasgow
British Dictionary definitions for trundle bed

trundle bed

noun
1.
a less common word for truckle bed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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