coverlet

noun cov·er·let \ ˈkə-vər-lət , -(ˌ)lid \
Updated on: 3 Apr 2018

Examples of coverlet in a Sentence

  1. bought a beautiful new coverlet to match the sheets

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Origin and Etymology of coverlet

Middle English, alteration of coverlite, from Anglo-French coverlit, from covre (it) covers + lit bed, from Latin lectus — more at lie

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COVERLET Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of coverlet for English Language Learners

  • : a decorative cover for a bed


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noun cov·er·let \ ˈkə-vər-lət \

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