Murphy bed


Definition of Murphy bed

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

First Known Use of Murphy bed

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Murphy bed

William L. Murphy †1959 American inventor

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The first known use of Murphy bed was in 1913

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“Murphy bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Murphy bed

US : a bed with a frame that can be folded into a space in a wall

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