truckle bed


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. truckee,
  2. trucker,
  3. truckie,
  4. trucking,
  5. truckle,
  6. truckline,
  7. truckload,
  8. truckman,
  9. truckstop,
  10. truculent

Origin of truckle bed

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75

Also called trundle bed.

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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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