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trundle bed

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noun
  1. truckle bed.

Origin of trundle bed

First recorded in 1535–45
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Examples from the Web for trundle bed

Historical Examples

  • "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.

  • Then she gave him his luncheon, and laid him on Willie's trundle-bed.

  • Tell them all you told me the other night in the trundle-bed.

    The Pearl of Orr's Island

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Miss Roxy showed her to me in the trundle-bed, 'long with Sally.

    The Pearl of Orr's Island

    Harriet Beecher Stowe


British Dictionary definitions for trundle bed

trundle bed

noun
  1. a less common word for truckle bed
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