truckle bed


noun

a low bed moving on casters, usually pushed under another bed when not in use.

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Also called trundle bed.

Origin of truckle bed

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75
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British Dictionary definitions for truckle bed

truckle bed

noun

a low bed on wheels, stored under a larger bed, used esp formerly by a servant
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