Definition of Coverlet

1. Noun. A decorative bedspread (usually quilted).

Generic synonyms: Bed Cover, Bed Covering, Bedcover, Bedspread, Counterpane, Spread
Derivative terms: Cover



Definition of Coverlet

1. n. The uppermost cover of a bed or of any piece of furniture.

Definition of Coverlet

1. Noun. A blanket used as a bed covering, usually quilted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coverlet

1. a bed covering [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coverlet

covered wagon
coverer
coverers
covereth
coveries
covering fire
covering letter
covering letters
covering material
covering number
covering space
covering spaces
coverings
coverless
coverlet (current term)
coverlets
coverlid
coverlids
covermeter
covermeters
covermount
covermounts
covers
coversed sine
coversin
coversine
coversines
coverslip
coverslipped

Literary usage of Coverlet

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1. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1990)
"coverlet, cover, sheet. nuku-i (ni.): exterior, outside, outside surface, exterior surface, ... use a blanket or coverlet, cover oneself with a coverlet. ..."

2. The Antiquity of Proverbs: Fifty Familiar Proverbs and Folk Sayings with by Dwight Edwards Marvin (1922)
"Providing himself with a quilted cotton coverlet that was too short for his bed he feigned illness and sent for each of his sons in turn to come and nurse ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Spanish or Portuguese, loth century. (Victoria and Albert Museum.) Fig. i.—Portion of a coverlet composed of squares ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"... swept by the wind at railway speed in ice boats over a blue lake that hibernates beneath its crystal coverlet; or whirled by spirited horses in ..."

5. A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America by Louis Hennepin, Victor Hugo Paltsits (1903)
"... Author caft my coverlet over a dead Man. The Savages are pleas'd at it. THE 28th of July, 1680, ..."

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