- an outer covering, usually decorative, for a bed.
Origin of bedspread
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Examples from the Web for bedspread
A pattern that would be beautiful on a bedspread fabric, but here tells a story of loss so heartbreaking we can barely look.Inside a Home Funeral
Melissa Roberts Weidman
February 5, 2013
Now Galt scrambled out of the bathtub and threw the still-warm Gamemaster and his other belongings into the bedspread.Exclusive Excerpt: MLK's Haunting Final Hours
April 24, 2010
She took the fleshless hand, kissed it, and laid it on the bedspread.Special Messenger
Robert W. Chambers
She was still lying with her head buried in the bedspread when Kosloff returned.The Moon Colony
William Dixon Bell
She took me into her guest room, and cautioned me to be careful about the bedspread.The Red Rugs of Tarsus
Helen Davenport Gibbons
The bedspread is worked in small diamonds, which are joined together by over-sewing.
But, undoubtedly, for bedspread purposes, there is nothing like the pinks or the blues.
- a top cover on a bed over other bedclothes
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Word Origin and History for bedspread
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