Bedspread Bed"spread`, n. A bedquilt; a counterpane; a coverlet. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bedspread — (n.) also bed spread, 1845, Amer.Eng., from BED (Cf. bed) (n.) + SPREAD (Cf. spread) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bedspread — [n] thick, often quilted, covering for bed bedcover, blanket, counterpane, cover, coverlet, spread; concept 444 …   New thesaurus

  • bedspread — ► NOUN ▪ a decorative cloth used to cover a bed …   English terms dictionary

  • bedspread — ☆ bedspread [bed′spred΄ ] n. a cover spread over the blanket on a bed, mainly for ornament …   English World dictionary

  • bedspread — /bed spred /, n. an outer covering, usually decorative, for a bed. [1835 45, Amer.; BED + SPREAD] * * * ▪ soft furnishing  top cover of a bed, put on for tidiness or display rather than warmth. Use of a bedspread is an extremely ancient custom,… …   Universalium

  • bedspread — UK [ˈbedˌspred] / US noun [countable] Word forms bedspread : singular bedspread plural bedspreads a top cover for a bed, used mainly for decoration …   English dictionary

  • bedspread — [[t]be̱dspred[/t]] bedspreads N COUNT A bedspread is a decorative cover which is put over a bed, on top of the sheets and blankets. Syn: coverlet …   English dictionary

  • bedspread — noun Date: 1835 a usually ornamental cloth cover for a bed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bedspread — noun a) The topmost covering of a bed, often functioning as a blanket. b) A coverlet …   Wiktionary

  • bedspread — Synonyms and related words: afghan, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet, blanket, buffalo robe, case, clothes, comfort, comforter, contour sheet, counterpane, cover, coverlet, coverlid, eiderdown, fitted sheet, lap robe, linen,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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