Bedcover



a bedspread.
Historical Examples

These cords were held in place by rows of minute stitching of white silk, making the bedcover almost solid needlework.
Quilts Marie D. Webster

Rose petals and violets and some bright poppy leaves, crushed inside its lids, slid down upon the bedcover.
Lazarre Mary Hartwell Catherwood

He lifted the opened bracelets off his prisoners wrists and pitched them, clinking, upon the bedcover.
Local Color Irvin S. Cobb

The bedcover is of the same silk, and the inner curtains at the window are lined with it.
The House in Good Taste Elsie de Wolfe

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