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 Mon Rouge was inspired by her own bed with its 19th-century red satin coverlet highlighted by white appliquéd cotton and its toile de Jouy bedcover. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 7 May 2021 In keeping with the restful mood, the bedcover is a pale shade of the main accent color. Jennifer Fernandez, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Apr. 2021 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, 14 Oct. 2020 Gabe had turned down the bedcovers, dimmed the lights. Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 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, 23 Jan. 2020 Throw: 70-year-old wedding suzani used as a bedcover, Tamam. Jennifer Blaise Kramer, House Beautiful, 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, 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, 22 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of bedcover

circa 1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bedcover.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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