camp bed


a light folding cot or bed.

Origin of camp bed

First recorded in 1680–90 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for camp bed

cot, charpoy

Examples from the Web for camp bed

Historical Examples of camp bed

  • He raised himself on his elbow on the camp-bed they had fitted up for him.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • You can make him a kind of camp-bed there; he'll do very well.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • I had been told that I should have no use for a tent, but that a camp-bed was a necessity, and so it proved.

    A Wayfarer in China

    Elizabeth Kendall

  • I saw that I was in my own tent and stretched upon my camp-bed.

    The Rifle Rangers

    Captain Mayne Reid

  • Inside the canvas walls Ephraim was lying on his uncle's camp-bed.

    Joshua, Complete

    Georg Ebers