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bedclothes

[ bed-klohz, -klohthz ]
/ ˈbɛdˌkloʊz, -ˌkloʊðz /
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plural noun
coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding.
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Origin of bedclothes

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at bed, clothes
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British Dictionary definitions for bedclothes

bedclothes
/ (ˈbɛdˌkləʊðz) /

pl n
sheets, blankets, and other coverings of a bed
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