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Air mattress

a mattress, usually of plastic or rubber, that can be inflated for use, as in camping, and deflated for storage.
Contemporary Examples

That night, she says, she had too much to drink, so she wandered into one of the back bedrooms and fell asleep on an air mattress.
Former Student Claims U.S. Naval Academy Had ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Rape Victims Jesse Ellison May 3, 2012

Historical Examples

She read the book from cover to cover as she lay upon her air mattress, tucked snugly between her blankets.
The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx

He settled himself on his air mattress and drew the blankets over him.
Ladies and Gentlemen
Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb


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