Bedquilt



a quilted coverlet.
Historical Examples

A bedquilt of blue silk and two pillows in white cases are hung over the railing of the balcony on the second floor.
Plays by August Strindberg, Fourth Series August Strindberg

He seems to get up a speech as in Yankee land they get up a bedquilt.
American Eloquence, Volume III. (of 4) Various

You Dicey, come on here, an’ tromp on the other side o’ this bedquilt till I h’ist yo’ young marster up on to my shoulder.
Sonny, A Christmas Guest Ruth McEnery Stuart

Then, in formation so close that one might have covered the whole pack with a bedquilt, they came on again.
The Haunters of the Silences Charles G. D. Roberts

So it wuz quite a savin’ bedquilt, and very good-lookin’, considerin’.
Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 3. Josiah Allen’s Wife (Marietta Holley)

Mother dropped me in, and I’m going to stay there till I make a bedquilt, only I’m coming out to eat, you know.
Little Prudy Sophie May

Peter picked her up, wrapped in the bedquilt, and held her in his arms.
The Purple Heights Marie Conway Oemler

Hal had a bedquilt nearly pieced, which he had done on rainy days and by odd spells.
The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe Amanda Minnie Douglas

He slept on a feather bed laid above a straw bed on the voyage, and was comfortably covered with a bedquilt.
The Old Furniture Book N. Hudson Moore

Mr. McClosky, apparently tracing out a pattern on the bedquilt, essayed words of comfort.
Tales of the Argonauts Bret Harte

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