Jenny Lind bed

noun

: an American spool bed

Word History

Etymology

after Jenny (Johanna Maria) Lind †1887 Swedish operatic soprano who successfully toured the U.S. (1850–52)

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“Jenny Lind bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jenny%20Lind%20bed. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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