A sofa that can be converted into a bed, typically for occasional use.
- The most commonly illustrated combinations of sofa and bed in the nineteenth century were the bed lounge, the bed couch, and the davenport sofa bed.
- A sofa bed serves the dual purpose of being a couch and a bed and thereby saving space for a bed.
- Dual-purpose furniture such as the sofa bed, was also convenient for British travelers and military men.
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