sofa bed

noun

: a sofa that can be made to serve as a bed by lowering its hinged upholstered back to horizontal position or by pulling out a concealed mattress

Examples of sofa bed in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sofa bed was in 1805

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“Sofa bed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sofa%20bed. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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sofa bed

noun
: a sofa that can be made to serve as a bed

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