day·​bed | \ ˈdā-ˌbed How to pronounce daybed (audio) \

Definition of daybed

1 : a chaise longue of a type made 1680–1780
2 : a couch that can be converted into a bed

Examples of daybed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Come here to lounge on a daybed (access to the water is limited) and lunch at the restaurant which offers sweeping water views. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 17 June 2022 The daybed hangs from four heavy-duty ropes for a sturdy yet soft touch. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 22 Apr. 2022 The overwater villas have more outdoor space than indoor, including an infinity pool large enough for laps, a swinging daybed, a cabana and multiple overwater hammocks. Katie Lockhart, CNN, 11 July 2022 The two Iconic Suites on Celebrity Edge, with two bedrooms each, sit above the bridge—you’ll have a better view than the captain and a 689-square-foot terrace with hot tub, double daybed, and a butler who will arrange en suite dining and cocktails. Sue Bryant, Town & Country, 17 June 2022 The living room also features a vintage daybed and stool by another Charlotte: the iconic 20th-century designer Charlotte Perriand. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, 6 June 2022 If your ideal summer involves outdoor movie nights (one reviewer's favorite use), al fresco dining on the patio with your partner, or plenty of reading in the sun, buyers all vouch for this daybed as a great solution. Annie Burdick,, 23 June 2022 Nigel McCourry removed his shoes and settled back on the daybed in the office of Dr. Michael Mithoefer, a psychiatrist in Charleston, S.C. New York Times, 29 May 2022 The Luna Upholstered Daybed Sleeper from Pottery Barn features a trundle that’ll pull out to convert the daybed into a full mattress. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 13 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of daybed

1679, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 Aug 2022

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“Daybed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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