platform bed


noun

a bed, originating in Scandinavia in the 1930s, consisting of a simple shallow box for holding a mattress situated on a slightly recessed pedestal.

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Example sentences from the Web for platform bed

  • I suddenly roused myself and sat up on the platform-bed, and, I remember, found myself still smiling quietly at my memories.

    Short Stories|Fiodor Dostoievski