day bed

daybed

[dey-bed]
noun
1.
a couch that can be used as a sofa by day and a bed by night.
2.
a couch, especially of the 17th or 18th century, in the form of a usually armless chair, with a greatly elongated seat supported by extra legs and a slanted, sometimes hinged, back, used for reclining or sleeping during the day.

Origin:
1585–95; day + bed

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day bed
 
n
a narrow bed, with a head piece and sometimes a foot piece and back, on which to recline during the day

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