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[kuhv-er-lit] /ˈkʌv ər lɪt/

Also, coverlid
[kuhv-er-lid] /ˈkʌv ər lɪd/ (Show IPA). a bed quilt that does not the pillow, used chiefly for warmth; bedspread.
Archaic. any or .
another word for bedspread

c.1300, perhaps a diminutive of cover (n.), but early form coverlite suggests an unrecorded Old French or folk-etymology *covre-lit, from covrir “to cover” + lit “bed” (see litter (n.)).


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