spring mattress


noun

a mattress containing an arrangement of spiral springs

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Example sentences from the Web for spring mattress

  • The meaning of the loaves, the cart, and the spring-mattress was now plain.

  • She wondered if it was elastic, that thickness of erect hair, like a spring-mattress; she wanted to put her hand on it.

    Arundel|Edward Frederic Benson
  • There was a spring-mattress which I largely capsized, so that she was thrown half on her side.

    Sonia Married|Stephen McKenna