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sleeping porch

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noun
  1. 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.
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Origin of sleeping porch

First recorded in 1880–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sleeping porch

Historical Examples

  • But from his cot on the sleeping-porch he heard her weeping, slowly, without hope.

    Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis

  • Had to have coupla blankets last night, out on the sleeping-porch.

    Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis

  • Most important of all was the preparation of his bed and the sleeping-porch.

    Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis

  • 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

    Arthur Stringer