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counterpane

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noun coun·ter·pane \ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌpān\

Definition of counterpane



Examples of counterpane

  1. <a beautiful counterpane that was a family heirloom>



Origin of counterpane

alteration of Middle English countrepointe, modification of Middle French coute pointe, literally, embroidered quilt


First Known Use: 15th century


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