Murphy bed


: a bed that may be folded or swung into a closet

Word History


William L. Murphy †1959 American inventor

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Murphy bed was in 1913

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“Murphy bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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