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: one that gives comfort
: a long narrow usually knitted neck scarf
: a thick bed covering made of two layers of cloth containing a filling (such as down)
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14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
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: someone who helps you to feel less worried, upset, frightened, etc. : someone who comforts you
: a thick bed covering that is filled with a soft light material (such as feathers)
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: a person or thing that gives relief to someone suffering grief or trouble
: quilt entry 1
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