coverlet

noun
cov·​er·​let | \ ˈkə-vər-lət How to pronounce coverlet (audio) , -(ˌ)lid \

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bought a beautiful new coverlet to match the sheets
Recent Examples on the Web Little Mativii, swaddled in a white coverlet, squirmed in his bassinet and yawned. Los Angeles Times, 1 May 2022 In front of an oversize mirror sits a dramatic chaise upholstered in a turn-of-the-century coverlet from Ms. Bode’s personal textile collection. New York Times, 12 Feb. 2022 The coverlet on the king-sized bed looked like an untouched field of snow. BostonGlobe.com, 10 Sep. 2021 This classic eight-piece set — which includes a comforter, shams, throw pillows, a coverlet and more — brings classic Americana style to any bedroom. Tanya Edwards, CNN Underscored, 29 Oct. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, 7 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of coverlet

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coverlet. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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coverlet

noun
cov·​er·​let | \ ˈkə-vər-lət How to pronounce coverlet (audio) \

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