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dust ruffle

Syllabification: dust ruf·fle

Definition of dust ruffle in English:

noun

A sheet with a deep pleated or gathered border that is designed to hang down over the mattress and sides of a bed.
Example sentences
  • It was the only explanation for not only being able to loft my bed, but design a floor length dust ruffle as well.
  • Matching print sheets, pillow shams and bed skirt, dust ruffle, window dressing, bed canopy for camelback or regular canopies and a whole collection of other accessories give you lots to mix and match to best fit your space.
  • In late breaking news, he talks about buying a dust ruffle.

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