[doo-vey, dyoo-]
a usually down-filled quilt, often with a removable cover; comforter.

1750–60; < French: down (plumage), Middle French, alteration of dumet, derivative of Old French dumOld Norse dūnn down2

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duvet (ˈduːveɪ)
1.  another name for continental quilt
2.  Also called: duvet jacket a down-filled jacket used esp by mountaineers
[C18: from French, from earlier dumet, from Old French dumdown²]

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When you're shopping for duvet covers, consider making your own to create
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