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double bed

  1. a bed large enough for two adults, especially a bed measuring 54 inches (137 cm) wide; full-size bed.
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Origin of double bed

First recorded in 1790–1800
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • She told me that she only had a double-bed and a half-bed, so she was limited to eight.

  • No double-bed, no common bed-room, room, no common dressing-room; nothing unseemly degraded the sanctity of our union.

    The Confession of a Fool

    August Strindberg

  • The latest thing in women's hats is that huge-brimmed affair with the veil as voluminous as a double-bed mosquito netting.

    Lady Baltimore

    Owen Wister