Camp bedstead


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Camp bedstead a light bedstead that can be folded up onto a small space for easy transportation.
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In literature:

He was lying on a camp bedstead with one of those striped Swiss blankets pulled up round his ears, and he was asleep.
"Mr. Standfast" by John Buchan
It was a camp bedstead that would not have unsettled an anchorite; there was no place for treasure there.
"Raffles" by E. W. Hornung
Then she assumed at once that I would give him hospitality upstairs where there was a camp-bedstead in my dressing-room.
"The Arrow of Gold" by Joseph Conrad
D'Alcacer did not seek his camp bedstead.
"The Rescue" by Joseph Conrad
A series of flies divided the interior into rooms, and in these the camp bedsteads were placed.
"The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
He responded by collapsing like a camp bedstead, and I left him.
"Scally" by Ian Hay
A wide, rough bedstead occupied one side; against the opposite wall stood a cot of the kind used in military camps.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
Big Brother Bill, after an evening of considerable worry, had retired to his little lean-to bedroom with its low, camp bedstead.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
A little camp-bedstead stands almost in the middle of the room.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
A few minutes later she lay beside him on the narrow camp-bedstead, the hard edges of which hurt her limbs.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann