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Murphy bed

noun
1.
a bed constructed so that it can be folded or swung into a closet.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; named after William L. Murphy (1876-1959), American inventor
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Murphy bed

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a bed designed to be folded or swung into a cabinet when not in use
Word Origin
C20: named after William Murphy, US inventor
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