plural noun
bed·​clothes | \ ˈbed-ˌklō(t͟h)z How to pronounce bedclothes (audio) \

Definition of bedclothes

: the covering (such as sheets and blankets) used on a bed

First Known Use of bedclothes

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bedclothes was in the 14th century

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“Bedclothes.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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noun plural
bed·​clothes | \ ˈbed-ˌklōz How to pronounce bedclothes (audio) , -klōt͟hz \

Kids Definition of bedclothes

: coverings (as sheets and blankets) for a bed

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