camp bed

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camp′ bed`

a light folding cot or bed.
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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
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سَريرُ سَفَرسَرِيرٌ سَفَرِيّ
skládací lehátko
poljski krevet
야전 침대
kamp yatağıportatif karyolaportatif yatak
giường gấp nhẹ

camp bed

n (Brit) → brandina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(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.
(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.
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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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References in classic literature ?
D'Artagnan, taking with him three trusses of straw, returned to the chateau, where everybody, freezing with cold and more than half asleep, envied the king, the queen, and the Duke of Orleans, on their camp beds. The lieutenant's entrance produced a burst of laughter in the great drawing-room; but he did not appear to notice that he was the object of general attention, but began to arrange, with so much cleverness, nicety and gayety, his straw bed, that the mouths of all these poor creatures, who could not go to sleep, began to water.
A week after attending a camp meeting where I slept on an old camp bed, I started itching all over my body.
Volunteers will also need to provide their own camp bed or sleeping mat.
The scheme, for rough sleepers in Croydon, south London, provides a camp bed, a hot dinner, breakfast and washing facilities.
Mrs Eaton said her mother gave her a lift to Smith's home and when she got there, he was lying on a camp bed in the living room with a quilt over him.
Items donated by the airport included, insulated salopettes, thermal long underwear, waterproofs, gloves, jackets, footwear, jumpers, t-shirts, coats, a tent, sleeping bags, camp bed and foam sleeping mats.
We aren't saying that waking up under Hope the Whale isn't enough - but getting to sleep in a comfortable camp bed in a semisecluded area meant we weren't distracted from marvelling at this new star attraction by tripping over our eye bags.
A judge heard yesterday how the frail pensioner, who suffered from various health problems including advanced dementia, was found dead on a camp bed covered with a sleeping bag.
In another photo, Mick Clarke rests on his suspended camp bed as he writes a letter home alongside Steve Perkins who is having a cup of tea.
She's removed from her palatial bedroom and put into a box room and onto a camp bed which she shares with her grumpy cousin.
Here, the parent sits on a chair or lies on camp bed next to the cot, and slowly moves his chair or camp bed out of the room (e.g., by a foot each night).
She is now sleeping on a camp bed at her mother's house, where she is crammed in with sons Josh, seven, Jack, four, Ben, three, and eight-month-old baby daughter Casey-Ann.