1. [syn: convertible, sofa bed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sofa \So"fa\, n.; pl. Sofas. [Ar. soffah, from saffa to
dispose in order: cf. F. sofa, It. sof[`a].]
A long seat, usually with a cushioned bottom, back, and ends;
-- much used as a comfortable piece of furniture.
Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round. --Cowper.
Sofa bed, a sofa so contrived that it may be extended to
form a bed; -- called also sofa bedstead.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a sofa that can be converted into a bed [syn:
convertible, sofa bed]