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coverlet Line breaks: cover|let
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌvəlɪt/

Definition of coverlet in English:

noun

A bedspread.
Example sentences
  • All hospitals have got sheets and coverlets.
  • The impact of color in your bedroom should reflect the overall design concept of your duvet covers, sheets, coverlets, and rugs.
  • A couple of fancy shirts, several pair of dress trousers, and other garments were neatly spread out on the eiderdown coverlet.
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Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French covrelet, from Old French covrir 'to cover' + lit 'bed'.

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