- a porch enclosed with glass or screening or a room with open sides or a row of windows used for sleeping in the open air.
Origin of sleeping porch
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for sleeping porch
But from his cot on the sleeping-porch he heard her weeping, slowly, without hope.
Had to have coupla blankets last night, out on the sleeping-porch.
Most important of all was the preparation of his bed and the sleeping-porch.
Or, by swinging a fifth piece of pie out of the window, a sleeping-porch could be added.Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks
But a thin and quavery and over-disturbing sound from the swing-box out on the sleeping-porch brought me up short.The Prairie Mother