bed·​cov·​er ˈbed-ˌkə-vər How to pronounce bedcover (audio)
variants or less commonly bedcovering
: bedclothes
usually used in plural

Examples of bedcover in a Sentence

antique bedcovers that should be handled with extreme care
Recent Examples on the Web These include an ornate 17th century cabinet decorated with Peruvian silver and five historic barkcloth textiles from various Pacific islands, including a bedcover that once belonged to Hawaiian Queen Ka’ahumanu. Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 29 Apr. 2023 Perhaps standing in the doorway of a parent’s bedroom, or sprawled out on the bedroom floor, or even flopped on top of the bedcovers themselves, otherwise sphinxlike teens often share freely what’s on their minds at a time when parents might want to curl up and drift off. Lisa Damour, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Feb. 2023 Cooperative Djiguiyaso employs more than 100 women to create pieces (cushions, dresses, shirts, bedcovers) that merge bogolan with traditional tie-dye techniques. Deborah Needleman, Travel + Leisure, 16 Mar. 2023 The custom wall paneling in the primary bedroom is oak, the pendant is by Gubi, and the bedcover is by Matteo. Tessa Watson, ELLE Decor, 22 Mar. 2023 The latter is achieved through the brass in the pendant by Apparatus, the rosy bedcover from Zak + Fox, and plenty of natural light. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 6 Dec. 2022 Sometimes a good bedcover can completely make a space. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 6 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bedcover was circa 1656

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Cite this Entry

“Bedcover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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