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platform bed

a bed, originating in Scandinavia in the 1930s, consisting of a simple shallow box for holding a mattress situated on a slightly recessed pedestal. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I suddenly roused myself and sat up on the platform-bed, and, I remember, found myself still smiling quietly at my memories.

    Short Stories Fiodor Dostoievski

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