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or day bed  (dā′bĕd′)
A couch or sofa that can serve as a bed.
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1. a couch that can be used as a sofa by day and a bed by night.
2. a couch, esp. of the 17th or 18th century, in the form of a chaise longue.
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Noun1.daybed - an armless couchdaybed - an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night
couch, lounge, sofa - an upholstered seat for more than one person
2.daybed - a long chairdaybed - a long chair; for reclining    
chair - a seat for one person, with a support for the back; "he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down"
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Earlier, Gomez's friend Theresa Mingus had shared a photo of the singer and the bride-to-be lounging on a daybed during their trip.
Padma parquet bed frame double in brown PS699, Hasna duvet set double in white PS65, Ahlam duvet cover set double in yellow and grey PS65, Mahika quilt PS150, Dakara seagrass basket PS30, Avebury chairs PS99, multi Berber rug PS50, Zag Berber rug in charcoal PS400, Duplet daybed Maria marmalade PS990, all John Lewis
Featuring an 11-foot cast-concrete daybed and hanging globe lanterns fashioned from dried vines, the oasis comes with a poolside view and a tropical sensibility.
Caption: 1 Ideal for those lazy summer days, the TiiPii is a portable daybed now available to the U.S.
They are inviting-you just want to plop yourself down on the two-seat rattan wing sofa or put up your feet on the wide armrests of the daybed.
"I've struggled to find a daybed or futon I actually want--or one that's even well-designed.
The range includes these pretty pasta bowls, PS3.50 each, as well as side plates, PS3, mugs, PS4, and dinner plates, PS3.50 each at THE perfect place to relax during the summer months, the Sri Lanka daybed from Next costs PS999.
A shaded veranda features a canopied four-poster daybed, deck loungers and sitting area, a luxurious bathroom and a linen-canopied bed -- all in rooms of granite, tropical timbers and bas-relief.
The hallway has a unique built-in daybed, perfect for curling up with a book.
If you're a little short on space, a daybed that can double up as a sofa is a good option, particularly when it features storage drawers underneath.
This includes turning a boat into a daybed and fruit barrels into into raised planters.