What does the word pallet mean?

Usage examples for pallet

  1. The doctor knelt by the pallet next to mine- that of the man who had groaned. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  2. Joe made a pallet for Emma and one for Barbara, and then he and Tad rolled up in their blankets and lay down a few feet away. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard