coverlet

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

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Examples of coverlet in a Sentence

bought a beautiful new coverlet to match the sheets
Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The best comforters for every type of sleeper," 29 Oct. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020 Replace it with an all-cotton or linen quilt or coverlet. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, "How to make a cool bed in hot weather," 7 Aug. 2020

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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 9 Mar. 2021.

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coverlet

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English Language Learners Definition of coverlet

: a decorative cover for a bed

coverlet

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

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