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A covering, such as a sheet, blanket, or quilt, used on a bed.




a bedspread
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedcover - decorative cover for a bedbedcover - decorative cover for a bed    
bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding - coverings that are used on a bed
coverlet - a decorative bedspread (usually quilted)
quilted bedspread - a bedspread constructed like a thin quilt
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bed-cover [ˈbɛdkʌvər] ncouvre-lit m, dessus-de-lit m


[ˈbɛdˌkʌvəʳ] ncopriletto


(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.
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Considered one of the jewels of the ROM's Textile Collection, this early 18th-century palampore, or bedcover, from India's Coromandel Coast is decorated with an intricate tree of life design inspired by a melange of Persian, European, Indian, and Chinese styles.
Mr Everitt added: "Sometimes I've gone into a property, pulled back the bedcover and there have literally been thousands of the mites.
The material excuse for the creation of the room is the marvellous wall-hangings, donated by Mrs Wrightsman, which are now kept well away from the visitor in the bed alcove; the bedcover and the inner hangings are modern, as also are the balustrade and three of the four chandeliers, copied from the fourth, which dates from about 1715.
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