camp bed

camp bed
a small bed that folds up for storage or transport
Syn: ↑cot
Hypernyms: ↑bed
Part Meronyms: ↑leg

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: a small portable bed : cot

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a light folding cot or bed.

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camp bed UK US noun [countable] [singular camp bed plural camp beds]
a small light bed that you can fold
Thesaurus: camping and caravanninghyponym beds and parts of bedshyponym people who travelhyponym

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camp bed,
a light, folding bed or cot.

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In British English, a cot is a bed for a baby. A cot has high sides to prevent the baby from falling out. In American English, a bed like this is called a crib.
In American English, a cot is a narrow bed for an adult. It is made of canvas fitted over a frame, and you can fold it up. You take it with you when you go camping, or you use it as a spare bed at home. In British English, a bed like this is called a camp bed.

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noun, pl ⋯ beds [count]
Brit :cot 1

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ˌcamp ˈbed [camp bed camp beds] (BrE) (NAmE cot) noun
a light narrow bed that you can fold up and carry easily
See also:cot

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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