air mattress


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There are no sofas or chairs, and air mattresses rest on the bedroom floors. Leila Atassi,, "Cleveland police's N.I.C.E. Unit joins community-wide effort to help families devastated by Rainbow Terrace fire: A Greater Cleveland," 20 Apr. 2018 The Batavia group spent the week on cots and air mattresses in a local middle school, according to Amy Nelson of Batavia. Cathy Janek, Aurora Beacon-News, "Batavia United Methodist mission trip called a 'life-changing' experience," 25 June 2018 The lawyer put an air mattress in a church meeting room and stayed there for more than a week after Arevalo-Herrera arrived. Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post, "As politics of immigration heat up, Virginia churches join growing sanctuary movement," 5 July 2018 Launched in 2007 with ostensibly modest ambitions — two San Francisco roommates looking to make money by renting out air mattresses in their loft — Airbnb now boasts nearly 5 million listings in 81,000 cities, and 300 million guest arrivals to date. Caitlin Mccabe,, "Collingswood begins shutting down Airbnbs, as cities and towns worldwide struggle to regulate it," 27 June 2018 Someone was always going to end up on an air mattress. Philip Galanes, New York Times, "Hey, That’s My Dad You’re Talking About!," 31 May 2018 The spacious cabin has room for three queen air mattresses and gear, and provides electrical port access. Rebecca Straus, Sunset, "10 Amazing Luxury Camping Tents," 22 Jan. 2018 On an air mattress, a swinger gave an energetic blow job to her husband. Jenna Sauers, Harper's BAZAAR, "Inside a Hamptons Sex Party for the Elite," 29 June 2016 The Dream's unique design combines an air mattress and a foam topper. Kevin Guebert, Outside Online, "HTML Parsing with the DOMDocument," 20 June 2018

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1832, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of air mattress

: a soft plastic case that can be filled with air and used as a bed

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