bedspread

noun
bed·​spread | \ˈbed-ˌspred \

Definition of bedspread 

: a usually ornamental cloth cover for a bed

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Synonyms for bedspread

Synonyms

bedcover (also bedcovering), counterpane, coverlet, hap [dialect], spread

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Examples of bedspread in a Sentence

a beautiful bedspread that is a reproduction of an 18th-century design

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To revamp a sofa, shop for a thin quilt, coverlet or textural bedspread in a color or pattern you like, or buy long pieces of fabric. Jennifer Adams, Philly.com, "Ask Jennifer Adams: How to get a new look in a living room without replacing everything," 18 May 2018 Her Maryland home is filled with Caps-themed gear, including light-switch covers, bobbleheads, hockey sticks, a bedspread and a shower curtain. Theresa Vargas, Washington Post, "I wanted to be in on #ALLCAPS mania, but I needed a fan’s help," 7 June 2018 There are 12 tree-house-like palapas with thatched walls, king-sized beds, and lots of local décor touches—think handwoven bedspreads and cactus in macrame plant hangers, and private terraces made for sipping mezcal at sunset. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, "Best New Hotels in the World," 1 May 2018 By embedding political messages in everyday objects, such as bus kiosks, hand towels, bedspreads and toilets. Daniel Henninger, WSJ, "Trump 7, Eagles 0," 6 June 2018 There was nothing virtual about it: not the floral bedspread, not the faint scent of their feminine exertions, not the point at which the blonde lay on her back during a break in the action and hugged her legs into herself. Susannah Breslin, The Atlantic, "Porn’s Uncanny Valley," 1 June 2018 There was semen on the bedspread and the sheets - but police didn't match it to anyone until March 2005. Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, "Execution dates set for two convicted killers from Tarrant County," 16 May 2018 June’s other option is to stay in that room, counting flowers on the bedspread (there are 71). refinery29.com, "The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: Helicopter Aunts," 9 May 2018 Her original artwork adorns the room, which also features a white textured rug and a white bedspread to provide contrast with the other colors. Brittany Britto, baltimoresun.com, "Estate with ties to Baltimore literary legend Edgar Allan Poe to open as Designer Show House," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of bedspread

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bedspread was in 1820

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More Definitions for bedspread

bedspread

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bedspread

: a decorative cover for a bed

bedspread

noun
bed·​spread | \ˈbed-ˌspred \

Kids Definition of bedspread

: a decorative top covering for a bed

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