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A trundle bed. The lower bed has no mattress.

Trundle beds (or truckle beds, trumple beds or hurly-beds) are usually considered a pair of beds, one a twin bed, and the other slightly smaller on rollers or casters so that it may be put beneath the upper twin bed for storage. Trundle beds are a space-saving idea and allow for an extra separate bed to be available when necessary, but do not require the second space constantly. The lower bed on some trundles can "pop-up" to be the same height as the twin it is stored beneath, creating a regular-height bed. Often used as daybeds, trundle beds are less common than bunkbeds for children. Due to storing one bed beneath the other, neither bed usually has a box-spring. When not used for sleeping, the lower bed, with mattress removed, may be used as general storage.

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NBC Southern California

NBC Southern California
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 02:19:13 -0700

2-Year-Old Dies After Trundle Bed Collapses on Her. Though it was initially reported as a suspicious death, police said it appears to be an accidental death and no criminal charges will be filed. By Samia Khan and Jane Yamamoto. View Comments (. ).
 
EGP News
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:15:00 -0700

Authorities Wednesday investigated the death of a 2-year-old girl who was fatally injured when a trundle bed apparently collapsed on her in a Highland Park apartment. The girl's death in the 5200 block of Glen Ellen Place was reported to police around ...
 
Atascadero News
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:41:15 -0700

They need to be able to provide some kind of bed, whether it be a blow-up mattress, a cot or a trundle bed, they need to pack occasional lunches for the students and must be able to provide a working bathroom and a ride to classes each morning.

Akron Leader Publications

Akron Leader Publications
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:18:45 -0700

Shown below, volunteer Rachael Nicholson, of Medina, tells visitor Tracey Dukes, of Green, about the room and the trundle bed. The event also featured a program including a recognition of honorary event chair Ralph Witt, a longtime SCHS volunteer, who ...
 
Patheos (blog)
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:10:20 -0700

Writing has been part of my life since I could first shove pencil and paper under the orange glow of the nightlight by my trundle bed under an elder sister's bed (I come from a huge, working class family. Sleeping space was tight.). Ritual and honoring ...
 
Uloop News
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:48:45 -0700

I am a 23 year old UW graduate looking for a respectful and laid back female (preferably) roommate for the next year. I have an awesome condo across from Magnuson Park at the Sand Piper Way condos. The perks of living in this condo are: your own ...
 
Fluvanna Review
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 08:33:45 -0700

Holland-Page house. Photo by Tricia Johnson The Fluvanna Historical Society has an award-winning little museum just outside of Palmyra. The Holland-Page Place, a humble log cabin dating back to the end of the Civil War, may be a few short miles from ...
 
The Missoulian
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:57:17 -0700

The family room upstairs has a pool table, dartboard, and bar for entertaining. Balconies on either side of the home give sweeping views of the skyline and the Bob Marshall Wilderness. A bunk bed and trundle bed are great accommodations for the little ...
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