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 man, completely hidden by his bedclothes, is sleeping in the hammock.
Marilla set the candle on a three-legged, three-cornered table and turned down the bedclothes.
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.
she sighed, dropping the little glass into the bedclothes, and rolling her head on the pillow fretfully.
Griffiths shook out his pillow for him, deftly smoothed down the bedclothes, and tucked him up.
Natasha jumped on it, sank into the feather bed, rolled over to the wall, and began snuggling up the bedclothes as she settled down, raising her knees to her chin, kicking out and laughing almost inaudibly, now covering herself up head and all, and now peeping at her mother.
The hunter paused, and looked cautiously around the room, when, laughing again, he shoved the steward gently from his post, and removing the bedclothes, discovered a hole recently cut in the logs with a mallet and chisel.
At all events, I will shut out the world with the bedclothes, and try.
It was easy to see that no doubt now remained in the young girl's mind as to the reality of the scene; her eyes started with terror, her hands trembled, and she rapidly drew the bedclothes closer to her.
Tess replied in the affirmative, whereupon also Retty and Marian suddenly flung the bedclothes off them, and sighed--
groaned Dolly, burrowing among the bedclothes with the long-handled pan, as if bent on fishing up that treacherous disease.
His prominent, heavy-lidded eyes rolled sideways amorously and languidly, the bedclothes were pulled up to his chin, and his dark smooth moustache covered his thick lips capable of much honeyed banter.