Definition of Platform bed
1. Noun. A bed without springs.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Platform Bed
Literary usage of Platform bed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... borne by her annually, she builds a similar platform- bed, and there the little ones are born and rest until able to travel or be carried away. ..."
2. Among the Eskimos of Labrador: A Record of Five Years' Close Intercourse by Samuel King Hutton (1912)
"... sprawling with loud snores upon the platform bed, while his wife takes his boots and turns them inside out to dry, and patiently rubs them supple, ..."
3. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"... the top—is always planted in the floor, near the wall, on the left side, opposite the fire, between the platform bed of the householder and the low, ..."
4. Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)
"Median or central post : saru-kag (seseri). Pile : pasi kag. Platform-bed (sik or sik ban). Posts of inner side of house: pasi kag (teter), ..."
5. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"... on the left side, opposite the fire, between the platform bed of the householder and the low, broad shelf placed invariably on the same side. ..."
6. China, the Long-lived Empire by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore (1900)
"... stone platform-bed, or kang, on which our mattresses were laid. Our inn was tolerably clean, because it, with all the inns on the way to Siberia, ..."
7. Spectrum Analysis in Its Application to Terrestrial Substances, and the by Heinrich Schellen, Jane Lassell, Caroline Lassell (1885)
"An adjustable platform bed is suspended from the collimator tube, on which cells containing liquids may be placed in front of the slit for the study of ..."