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sleeping porch

a porch enclosed with glass or screening or a room with open sides or a row of windows used for sleeping in the open air.
Origin of sleeping porch
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But from his cot on the sleeping-porch he heard her weeping, slowly, without hope.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • Had to have coupla blankets last night, out on the sleeping-porch.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • An open, tiled platform was built outside the enclosed loggia, and a sleeping-porch was added to the east sitting-room.

    Remodeled Farmhouses Mary H. Northend
  • Most important of all was the preparation of his bed and the sleeping-porch.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • It's a plan of old Ackerman's home, and there's a cross mark showing his sleeping-porch.

  • Or, by swinging a fifth piece of pie out of the window, a sleeping-porch could be added.

    Hints to Pilgrims Charles Stephen Brooks
  • But a thin and quavery and over-disturbing sound from the swing-box out on the sleeping-porch brought me up short.

    The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer
  • The day was very hot, and the sun swung round so it glared on Nyek-nyek's sleeping-porch.

    Bannertail Ernest Thompson Seton
  • Five minutes later a soft-slippered Chinese emerged on the sleeping-porch.

  • A flat-roofed dormer was thrown out above this on the second floor and turned into a sleeping-porch.

    Remodeled Farmhouses Mary H. Northend

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