noun plural Date: 14th century the covering (as sheets and blankets) used on a bed

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  • Bedclothes — Bed clothes , n. pl. Blankets, sheets, coverlets, etc., for a bed. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bedclothes — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ coverings for a bed, such as sheets and blankets …   English terms dictionary

  • bedclothes — [bed′klōz΄, bed′klōthz΄] pl.n. sheets, blankets, comforters, etc. used on a bed …   English World dictionary

  • bedclothes — [[t]be̱dkloʊðz[/t]] N PLURAL Bedclothes are the sheets and covers which you put over yourself when you get into bed …   English dictionary

  • bedclothes — /bed klohz , klohdhz /, coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding. [1350 1400; ME; see BED, CLOTHES] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedclothes — noun Sheets, blankets, quilts or other coverings used on a bed. Syn: bed clothing, bedding, covers, bedlinen …   Wiktionary

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

  • bedclothes — bed|clothes [ˈbedkləuðz, kləuz US klouðz, klouz] n [plural] the sheets, covers etc that you put on a bed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bedclothes — bed|clothes [ bed,klouðz, bed,klouz ] noun plural sheets and covers, especially when used on a bed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bedclothes — n. bed coverings (as in sheets, blankets and pillowcases) …   English contemporary dictionary

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