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He heaved a pile of parcels onto Harry's camp-bed...In some trepidation, Harry opened the last parcel on his camp-bed (GF10)

"I could kip on a camp-bed" (GF16)

Definition

U.S.: cot. The prefix “camp” used in this way means “folding and portable” (NSOED).

In the U.K., a "cot" is what people in the U.S. would refer to as a crib - that is, a bed for a baby.

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Tags: British camping