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bedclothes

[bed-klohz, -klohth z] /ˈbɛdˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz/
plural noun
1.
coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see bed, clothes
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Examples for bedclothes
  • Blood had oozed onto the bedclothes from a number of wounds near his heart.
  • She smells of smoke and frying pancakes and warm bedclothes on a winter's morning.
  • Transfer from undergarments and bedclothes occurs only if these have been contaminated by infested people immediately beforehand.
  • Smoldering bedclothes produce smoke and toxic gases or flames.
  • Transmission by contaminated undergarments, bedclothes, or linens is possible but uncommon.
  • Picking at the bedclothes and at imaginary objects and muscle twitching are characteristic.
  • The moon had roused herself fully out of the sea and was tossing her silver bedclothes all around.
British Dictionary definitions for bedclothes

bedclothes

/ˈbɛdˌkləʊðz/
plural noun
1.
sheets, blankets, and other coverings of a bed
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