divan bed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n divan bed an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night
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Usage

In literature:

They ran their bayonets through beds and divans.
"The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
She then seated herself unconcernedly at the foot of my bed, while her father took his place on a divan a few feet distant.
"The Coming Race" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
The divan had been opened and transformed into a bed.
"The Flaming Forest" by James Oliver Curwood
She got up from the bed, walked up to the divan, sat down at Lichonin's feet, and cautiously patted his blanket-covered leg.
"Yama (The Pit)" by Alexandra Kuprin
The place had evidently been recently inhabited, for the rooms were well furnished, with not only divans, but beds in the Frank style.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
One morning she was rudely awakened and leapt out of bed to find the count stretched out on a divan, pale, his shirt stained with blood.
"The Torrent" by Vicente Blasco IbaƱez
The orphan was not allowed to sleep on the divans, but she had a heap of rags for her bed in another part.
"Far Off" by Favell Lee Mortimer
A flat with rooms like a string of buttons, mantelpiece beds and divans!
"Her Own Way" by Clyde Fitch
Then he extinguished the lamp, called Olga from her resting-place on the old divan, and went slowly to bed.
"The Making of a Soul" by Kathlyn Rhodes
They were on the bed, the chairs, the tables, the divan.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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In news:

The divan bed for your loved pet.
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