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bedspread

[bed-spred] /ˈbɛdˌsprɛd/
noun
1.
an outer covering, usually decorative, for a bed.
Origin of bedspread
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; bed + spread
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Examples from the web for bedspread
  • There's nothing fancy about the rooms, mainly done in pastels with floral bedspread.
  • Bed patients may be carried on a bedspread, blanket or sheet with the edges rolled as a stretcher by two people or dragged by one.
  • In the suspect's bedroom, the officer found a bedspread depicting a large eagle.
  • Fold the blankets and bedspread and leave on the foot of the bed.
  • The blood went around the bed and was also on the bedspread.
British Dictionary definitions for bedspread

bedspread

/ˈbɛdˌsprɛd/
noun
1.
a top cover on a bed over other bedclothes
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Word Origin and History for bedspread
n.

also bed-spread, 1845, American English, from bed (n.) + spread (n.).

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