day-bed (n.) Old form(s): day bedde
couch, sofa, divan
R3 III.vii.71[Buckingham to Lord Mayor, of Richard] He is not lulling on a lewd day bed [Q; F love-bed]
TN II.v.47[Malvolio to himself] having come from a day-bed, where I have left Olivia sleeping
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