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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coverlet  \Cov"er*let\  (k?v"?r-l?t),  n.  [F.  couvre-lit;  couvrir 
  to  cover  +  lit  bed,  fr  L.  lectus  bed.  See  {Cover}.] 
  The  uppermost  cover  of  a  bed  or  of  any  piece  of  furniture. 
 
  Lay  her  in  lilies  and  in  violets  .  .  .  And  odored 
  sheets  and  arras  coverlets.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coverlet 
  n  :  a  decorative  bedspread  (usually  quilted) 




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