Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bed used for rest during the day; a lounge or sofa.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night.
  • noun a long chair; for reclining.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a couch that can be used as a sofa by day and a bed by night
  • noun long chair for reclining

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun convertible consisting of an upholstered couch that can be converted into a double bed
  • noun a long chair; for reclining
  • noun an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I am insisting on a bed in that room for me, and since Pumpkinpie's daybed is working so well, I am looking at a daybed of simple silver steel tubes, something I can see in a boy's room or a girl's room, really, whereas most daybeds lean towards the feminine.

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  • I am insisting on a bed in that room for me, and since Pumpkinpie's daybed is working so well, I am looking at a daybed of simple silver steel tubes, something I can see in a boy's room or a girl's room, really, whereas most daybeds lean towards the feminine.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • A. has her own room, bathroom and queen bed how will she ever go back to her "daybed"--actually converted crib?

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • A. has her own room, bathroom and queen bed how will she ever go back to her "daybed"--actually converted crib?

    Live...From Casa de la Hotel

  • One of my favorite porch pieces is my antique daybed, which is ideal for a summer nap, a great place to read the paper and lots of fun to redo on a regular basis.

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  • One of my favorite porch pieces is my antique daybed, which is ideal for a summer nap, a great place to read the paper and lots of fun to redo on a regular basis.

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  • But if your guests are commonly single travelers-a parent, or a college-age kid home from school, or a couch-surfing friend-then the daybed is a great solution.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • But if your guests are commonly single travelers-a parent, or a college-age kid home from school, or a couch-surfing friend-then the daybed is a great solution.

    Apartment Therapy Main

  • Proudest DIY: Although it wasn't intended for the nursery to begin with, the art above the daybed is a painting I did of the warehouse building we looked out on from the apartment where we last lived in Brooklyn.

    ohdeedoh

  • Here spread out on a daybed is a very large table top ready to go into the iron frame that will support it.

    Judy Wise

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