Murphy bed


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Murphy bed

n.
A bed that folds or swings to store vertically in a closet or cupboard or against a wall.

[After William Lawrence Murphy (1876-1959), American inventor.]

Murphy bed

n
(Furniture) US and Canadian a bed designed to be folded or swung into a cabinet when not in use
[C20: named after William Murphy, US inventor]

Mur′phy bed`

(ˈmɜr fi)
n.
a bed built so that it can be folded or swung into a closet.
[1920–25; after William Latin. Murphy (1876–1959), U.S. inventor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Murphy bed - a bed that can be folded or swung into a cabinet when not being used
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
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