bed·​cov·​er | \ ˈbed-ˌkə-vər How to pronounce bedcover (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bedcovering \ ˈbed-​ˌkə-​v(ə-​)riŋ How to pronounce bedcover (audio) \

Definition of bedcover

1 : bedspread
2 : bedclothes usually used in plural

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Examples of bedcover in a Sentence

antique bedcovers that should be handled with extreme care
Recent Examples on the Web While companies like Pendleton and Hudson’s Bay that are known for their blankets produce coats reminiscent of their bedcover designs, fashion brands like Hermès, Loewe and The Elder Statesman all sell blankets themselves. Lane Florsheim, WSJ, "Are Blankets the New Going-Out Accessory?," 14 Oct. 2020 Gabe had turned down the bedcovers, dimmed the lights. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, "White Noise," 1 June 2020 The Pod by Eight Sleep, Queen ($2,495; Couples who feud over the thermostat or the bedcovers, this one's for you. Christie Griffin, CNN Underscored, "Get more sleep in 2020: Top-rated bedding, devices and more," 23 Jan. 2020 Throw: 70-year-old wedding suzani used as a bedcover, Tamam. Jennifer Blaise Kramer, House Beautiful, "A Former Cubicle Floor Is Now a Boldly Colorful Family Home," 30 Dec. 2019 Bhutan’s rich weaving heritage appears as attractive bedcovers and drapery in the guestrooms, all equipped with WiFi and Swedish under floor heating. Condé Nast Traveler, "Zhiwa Ling Heritage," 20 Oct. 2017 The man’s mother, a tiny 93-year-old woman, sat slumped amid a chaos of bedcovers. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, "How a Joke About Flying Squirrels Led to an Ailing Woman’s Cure," 22 June 2017 The bedcovers look gray in the dim light of chargers, laptops, and phones scattered around our bedroom. Andy Borowitz, The New Yorker, "A Love Story," 22 May 2017

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First Known Use of bedcover

circa 1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bedcover was circa 1656

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“Bedcover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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