field bed


: a four-poster with a canopy arched at the center

Examples of field bed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web European Union member states including Germany, Romania, and Finland, have offered tents, field beds and blankets, 80 generators and food items, as well as hospital tents and water tanks via the bloc’s Civil Protection Mechanism. Rhea Mogul, CNN, 13 Sep. 2023 Not every bed is equipped for monitoring, particularly field beds in temporary spaces. Sidney Fussell, Wired, 30 Mar. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of field bed was in 1590

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“Field bed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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