bedsheet

noun
bed·​sheet | \ ˈbed-ˌshēt How to pronounce bedsheet (audio) \

Definition of bedsheet

: an oblong piece of usually cotton or linen cloth used as an article of bedding

Examples of bedsheet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The correction officers responded to flames inside a cell after inmates lit a bedsheet using an electrical outlet, officials said. Jesse Leavenworth, courant.com, 4 Apr. 2022 The green tote bag contained items Laila Soueif hoped might bring her imprisoned son some comfort: two clean shirts, a bedsheet, a small radio, batteries, nail clippers and three books — including a comic. Washington Post, 3 May 2022 Start with your arms fully extended, then bend your elbows and retract your shoulder blades to pull your chest all the way to the bedsheet. Hayden Carpenter, Outside Online, 4 June 2020 During the investigation, a bloody handprint — missing two fingers — was found on a bedsheet beside Robirds Smith's body. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 21 Apr. 2022 Maust, 51, died at a hospital after being found hanged from a braided bedsheet inside a Lake County Jail cell. Krista Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 6 Apr. 2022 Local residents covered the body with a bedsheet as a mark of dignity. Byreuters, ABC News, 5 Apr. 2022 One family carried a load of glass shards and twisted metal in a bedsheet to the nearby trash bin. Los Angeles Times, 17 Mar. 2022 The means of suicide was a bedsheet, spokesman Brent Patterson said. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 7 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bedsheet

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

5 Jun 2022

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“Bedsheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedsheet. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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