continental quilt


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continental quilt

n
(Textiles) Brit a quilt, stuffed with down or a synthetic material and containing pockets of air, used as a bed cover in place of the top sheet and blankets. Also called: duvet or doona (Austral)
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Noun1.continental quilt - a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
eiderdown - down of the eider duck
quilt, comforter, puff, comfort - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
Translations

continental quilt

n (Brit) → piumino
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In fact, I was hoping ali served those really big naan breads so I could have used one as a continental quilt.
I took this adage to heart on a short trip to Staffordshire just after Christmas, when I packed a continental quilt in the back of the car, emergency food rations, and a spade to dig me out of any snowdrifts.
The Continental quilt has replaced all those blankets, and with it has come a whole wardrobe of quilt covers, matching sheets, pillowcases, mattress valences and curtaining.
THE CONTINENTAL QUILT - Rugby Theatre, until Saturday.
He said: "I wrapped the boys very tightly inside a continental quilt, just giving them enough space to breathe and we waited for it to pass.
Lindsay was so afraid, she froze, and hoped she had imagined the duvet-tugging, but then she once again felt something pulling the eiderdown from her, and this time the continental quilt was being dragged with considerable force.