Counterpane



[koun-ter-peyn] /ˈkaʊn tərˌpeɪn/

noun, Older Use.
1.
a quilt or coverlet for a bed; bedspread.
/ˈkaʊntəˌpeɪn/
noun
1.
another word for bedspread
n.

“outer covering of a bed,” c.1600, alteration of earlier counterpoynte (mid-15c.; see counterpoint) on model of Middle French pan, Latin pannus “cloth” (see pane).

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