Trundle-bed Trun"dle-bed`, n. A low bed that is moved on trundles, or little wheels, so that it can be pushed under a higher bed; a truckle-bed; also, sometimes, a simiral bed without wheels. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

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  • trundle bed — n. a low bed on small wheels or casters, that can be rolled under another bed when not in use * * * ▪ furniture also called  truckle bed        a low bed, so called from the trundles, or casters, that were attached to the feet so that it could be …   Universalium

  • trundle bed — trundle ,bed noun count a low bed with wheels that is kept under another bed and brought out when you need it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trundle bed — n. a low bed on small wheels or casters, that can be rolled under another bed when not in use …   English World dictionary

  • trundle bed — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms trundle bed : singular trundle bed plural trundle beds mainly American a truckle bed …   English dictionary

  • Trundle bed — Trundle beds (or truckle beds) are usually considered a pair of beds, one slightly smaller than a twin bed that is on rollers or casters so that it may be put beneath the upper twin bed for storage. Trundle beds allow for two separate beds to be… …   Wikipedia

  • trundle bed — bed on wheels, portable bed, cot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trundle bed — noun a low bed to be slid under a higher bed • Syn: ↑trundle, ↑truckle bed, ↑truckle • Hypernyms: ↑bed …   Useful english dictionary

  • trundle bed — trun′dle bed n. fur a low bed on casters, usu. pushed under another bed when not in use Also called truckle bed • Etymology: 1535–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • trundle bed — noun Date: 1542 a low bed usually on casters that can be rolled or slid under a higher bed when not in use called also truckle bed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trundle bed — noun A low bed, designed to be rolled/stored away, usually on casters, under a higher bed, e.g. for temporary use by guests. Syn: high riser, truckle bed …   Wiktionary

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