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bed·spread

 (bĕd′sprĕd′)
n.
A usually decorative covering for a bed.

bedspread

(ˈbɛdˌsprɛd)
n
a top cover on a bed over other bedclothes

bed•spread

(ˈbɛdˌsprɛd)

n.
an outer covering for a bed.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedspread - decorative cover for a bedbedspread - 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
Translations
غَطَاء سَرِيرغِطاء سَرير
pokrývka na postelpřehoz
sengetæppe
päiväpeite
prekrivač
rúmteppi
ベッドカバー
침대보
överkast
ผ้าคลุมเตียง
khăn trải giường

bedspread

[ˈbedspred] Ncolcha f, cubrecama m

bedspread

[ˈbɛdsprɛd] ncouvre-lit m, dessus-de-lit m

bedspread

[ˈbɛdˌsprɛd] ncopriletto

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.

bedspread

غَطَاء سَرِير přehoz sengetæppe Tagesdecke κάλυμμα κρεβατιού cubrecama, cubrelecho päiväpeite dessus de lit prekrivač copriletto ベッドカバー 침대보 sprei sengeteppe narzuta na łóżko colcha покрывало överkast ผ้าคลุมเตียง yatak örtüsü khăn trải giường 床罩

bedspread

n. colcha, sobrecama, cubrecama.
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