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camp′ bed`


n.
a light folding cot or bed.
[1680–90]

cot

cribcamp bed
1. 'cot' and 'crib'

In British English, a cot is a bed for a baby. A cot has high sides to prevent the baby from falling out. In American English, a bed like this is called a crib.

Put your baby's cot beside your bed.
I asked for a crib to put the baby in.
2. 'cot' and 'camp bed'

In American English, a cot is a narrow bed for an adult. It is made of canvas fitted over a frame, and you can fold it up. You take it with you when you go camping, or you use it as a spare bed at home. In British English, a bed like this is called a camp bed.

His bodyguards slept on the cots.
I had to sleep on a camp bed in the living room.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camp bed - a small bed that folds up for storage or transport
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"
leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture
Translations
سَريرُ سَفَرسَرِيرٌ سَفَرِيّ
skládací lehátko
feltseng
telttasänkykenttävuode
poljski krevet
kempingágy
tjald-/ferîabeddi
キャンプベッド
야전 침대
tältsäng
เตียงผ้าใบน้ำหนักเบา
kamp yatağıportatif karyolaportatif yatak
giường gấp nhẹ

camp bed

n (Brit) → brandina

camp

(kӕmp) noun
1. a piece of ground with tents pitched on it.
2. a collection of buildings, huts or tents in which people stay temporarily for a certain purpose. a holiday camp.
3. a military station, barracks etc.
4. a party or side. They belong to different political camps.
verb
(also go camping) to set up, and live in, a tent / tents. We camped on the beach; We go camping every year.
ˈcamper noun
1. a person who goes camping.
2. (especially American) a motor-caravan.
ˈcamping noun
camp bed (American cot)
a light folding bed (not only for camping). The visitor will have to sleep on a camp bed.
camp-fire noun
the fire on which campers cook, and round which they sit in the evening etc.
ˈcampsite noun
a piece of land on which tents may be pitched.

camp bed

سَرِيرٌ سَفَرِيّ skládací lehátko feltseng Campingliege ράντζο cama plegable telttasänky lit de camp poljski krevet brandina キャンプベッド 야전 침대 kampeerbed campingseng łóżko polowe cama de armar, cama de campanha раскладушка tältsäng เตียงผ้าใบน้ำหนักเบา portatif karyola giường gấp nhẹ 行军床
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The leader gestured for me to sit on a metal-framed camp bed over which a sleeping bag was draped, and I was handcuffed to the slim trunk of a supporting tree next to the bed.
I'm relying on family and friends to put down my camp bed.
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