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Sleep Pod  
  A special place for snoozing.  

The earliest reference for the phrase "sleep pod", as far as I know.

"Do not waste your priceless company on the unappreciative folds of a sleep pod when everything is coming up flares and Roman candles down here.

...the muskiness of the sleep pod. Oh its comfy enough in there...

Technovelgy from Mantis, by Chris Boyce.
Published by Impulse in 1967
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This refers to something grown, rather than an electronic device.

Compare to the napcap rental facility from Saturn's Race (2000) by Larry Niven (w/S. Barnes).

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