Meaning of davenport

dav•en•port

Pronunciation: (dav'un-pôrt", -pōrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a large sofa, often one convertible into a bed.
  2. a small writing desk.

Dav•en•port

Pronunciation: (dav'un-pôrt", -pōrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. 1597–1670, Puritan clergyman: one of the founders of New Haven.
  2. a city in E Iowa, on the Mississippi River. 103,264.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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