bedclothes


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bed·clothes

 (bĕd′klōz′, -klōthz′)
pl.n.
Coverings, such as sheets and blankets, that are ordinarily used on a bed.

bedclothes

(ˈbɛdˌkləʊðz)
pl n
sheets, blankets, and other coverings of a bed

bed•clothes

(ˈbɛdˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz)

n.pl.
coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedclothes - coverings that are used on a bedbedclothes - coverings that are used on a bed  
bedroll - bedding rolled up for carrying
bed cover, bed covering, bedcover, bedspread, counterpane, spread - decorative cover for a bed
blanket, cover - bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth
mattress cover - bedclothes that provide a cover for a mattress
quilt, comforter, puff, comfort - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
throw - bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something

bedclothes

plural noun bedding, covers, sheets, blankets, linen, pillow, quilt, duvet, pillowcase, bed linen, coverlet, eiderdown He moved his body gently under the bedclothes.
Translations
أَغْطِيَةُ الفِراشبَيَاضَات
ložní prádlolůžkoviny
sengetøj
vuodevaatteet
posteljina
rúmfatnaîur
寝具
침대 커버
posteľná bielizeň
posteljnina
sängkläder
ของใช้บนเตียงนอน เช่น ผ้าห่ม ฟูก
bộ đồ phủ giường

bedclothes

[ˈbedkləʊðz] NPLropa fsing de cama

bedclothes

[ˈbɛdkləʊðz] nplcouvertures fpl et draps mpl

bedclothes

[ˈbɛdˌkləʊðz] nplcoperte e lenzuola fpl

bed

(bed) noun
1. a piece of furniture, or a place, to sleep on. The child sleeps in a small bed; a bed of straw.
2. the channel (of a river) or floor (of a sea) etc.
3. a plot in a garden. a bed of flowers.
4. layer. a bed of chalk below the surface.
-bedded suffix
having (a certain number or type of) bed(s). a double-bedded room.
ˈbedding noun
mattress, bedclothes etc.
ˈbedbug noun
a small blood-sucking insect that lives in houses, especially beds.
ˈbedclothes (-kləuðz) , ((American) -kləuz) noun plural
sheets, blankets etc.
ˈbedcover noun
a top cover for a bed.
ˈbedridden adjective
in bed for a long period because of age or sickness. She has been bedridden since the car accident.
ˈbedroom noun
a room for sleeping in.
ˈbedside noun
the place or position next to a person's bed. He was at her bedside when she died; (also adjective) a bedside table.
ˈbedspread noun
a top cover for a bed. Please remove the bedspread before you get into bed.
ˈbedtime noun
the time at which one normally goes to bed. Seven o'clock is the children's bedtime; (also adjective) a bedtime story.
bed and breakfast
lodging for the night, and breakfast only (not lunch or dinner).
bed of roses
an easy or comfortable place, job etc. Life is not a bed of roses.
go to bed
1. to get into bed. I'm sleepy – I think I'll go to bed now; What time do you usually go to bed?
2. (often with with) to have sexual intercourse with; to have a love affair with.

bedclothes

بَيَاضَات lůžkoviny sengetøj Bettwäsche κλινοσκεπάσματα ropa de cama vuodevaatteet literie posteljina biancheria da letto 寝具 침대 커버 beddengoed sengetøy kołdry roupa de cama постельное белье sängkläder ของใช้บนเตียงนอน เช่น ผ้าห่ม ฟูก nevresim bộ đồ phủ giường 铺盖

bedclothes

n., pl. ropa de cama.

bedclothes

npl ropa de cama
References in classic literature ?
A poor, bare, miserable room it was, with broken windows, no fire, ragged bedclothes, a sick mother, wailing baby, and a group of pale, hungry children cuddled under one old quilt, trying to keep warm.
Clifford would turn his face to the pillow, and cover his head beneath the bedclothes, like a startled child at midnight.
But there, on the bed, lay her slumbering boy, his long curls falling negligently around his unconscious face, his rosy mouth half open, his little fat hands thrown out over the bedclothes, and a smile spread like a sunbeam over his whole face.
He slipped the knife out of the sheath and was ready and unembarrassed by hampering bedclothes, for the weather was hot and we hadn't any.
He covered his head with the bedclothes and waited in a horror of suspense for his doom; for he had not the shadow of a doubt that all this hubbub was about him.
Nothing: I covered my face with the bedclothes, and turned from her to the wall.
I hid my tears in the bedclothes, and pressed her from me with my hand, when she would have raised me up.
Don Quixote wrapped the bedclothes round him and covered himself up completely, leaving nothing but his face visible, and as soon as they had both regained their composure he broke silence, saying, "Now, Senora Dona Rodriguez, you may unbosom yourself and out with everything you have in your sorrowful heart and afflicted bowels; and by me you shall be listened to with chaste ears, and aided by compassionate exertions.
But the hand which I now saw, clearly enough, in the yellow light of a mid-London morning, lying half shut on the bedclothes, was lean, corder, knuckly, of a dusky pallor and thickly shaded with a swart growth of hair.
The two ladies, pressing closely to one another, and drawing the bedclothes tightly around them, remained silent to this supplicating voice, repugnance and fear taking possession of their minds.
The bedclothes were thrown back, exposing the king's bed linen, which was so worn that here and there holes could be seen.
But, exerting a sudden energy, that made all the beholders stand aghast, Father Hooper snatched both his hands from beneath the bedclothes, and pressed them strongly on the black veil, resolute to struggle, if the minister of Westbury would contend with a dying man.