sofa bed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sofa bed a sofa that can be converted into a bed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sofa bed a sofa so contrived that it may be extended to form a bed; -- called also sofa bedstead.
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Usage

In literature:

I look at the hills out of bed, and at the pictures off the sofa.
"Hortus Inclusus" by John Ruskin
Along the walls of this large room, which was about twenty feet square, were a number of bench-like sofas, used for beds.
"The Land of the Long Night" by Paul du Chaillu
He is moved every day into the next room on a sofa which is made up as a bed.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
Mary Bell, after using the sofa for Malleville while she was making the bed, had put it back into its place by the side of the room.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
Marion made a nice bed for her on her sofa, and sat by her side bathing her hot, aching head, now and then reading to her.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
Never read in bed or when lying upon the sofa.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Lie down on a bed, sofa, or arm-chair and relax both mind and body.
"The Practice of Autosuggestion" by C. Harry Brooks
Lie down on the sofa, and put up your feet and wrap the shawl round you if you won't go to bed.
"The Doctor's Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Draw the sofa up by the bed and lie down.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
When he had lighted a pipe he threw himself on the old sofa which had done duty as couch at the foot of his bed ever since he was a boy.
"The Side Of The Angels" by Basil King
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In news:

It was long and deep, with a luxurious king-size bed and a large sitting area with a cushy sofa and chair and -- yes, a fireplace.
The hips and knees of 77 million baby boomers are rapidly wearing out, but the people to whom those joints belong aren't retreating to their beds and sofas.
Launched by Joe Manus in January 2010, Shiner produces eco-friendly seating, surface products, beds, sofas, couches and lighting.
Air New Zealand introduces a new sofa bed to their economy class passengers.
New 2011 Roadtrek 210-SS- Agile $95,360 Roadtrek Class B Coach w/Rear Electric Power Sofa & Table Converts to Twin-Like Beds or King Size Bed, Convection Microwave Oven, Opt.
They tend to nestle in beds, sofas, and other furnishings, and in close-quartered spaces such as dorms, hotels, and cruise ships.
The always-popular daybed does double duty as a sofa by day and a bed by night.
Dining room table & chairs, sleeper sofa bed, false fireplace, TV stand, bedroom set & other things 718-428-2677.
Dining room table & chairs, sleeper sofa bed, false fireplace, TV stand, bedroom set & other things 718-428-2677.
My apartment came furnished with the basic necessities: sofa, TV stand, kitchen table, beds, dressers, and desks.
Until then I'll continue to read in bed or in the corner of our sectional sofa ( the best spot on the couch.
The discount furniture store carries recliners, futons, bunk beds, daybeds, coffee tables and dressers, in addition to mattresses and sofas .
If space is super tight, you may need to pile on the pillows to transform the bed into a casual sofa.
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