a field bed having a canopy in the form of a tent.
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Origin of tent bed
First recorded in 1745–55
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Examples from the Web for tent bed
A tent-bed, hung with green curtains, stood between the two doors.Earl Hubert's Daughter|Emily Sarah Holt