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bedclothes

[ bed-klohz, -klohthz ]

plural noun

  1. coverings for a bed, as sheets and blankets; bedding. bedding.


bedclothes

/ ˈbɛdˌkləʊðz /

plural noun

  1. sheets, blankets, and other coverings of a bed


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bedclothes1

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; bed, clothes

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Example Sentences

It will be difficult, this new life of yours, you think as you try, and fail, not to spill chicken soup on the bedclothes.

They threw off his bedclothes and dragged him into the yard.

In the master bedroom suite the curtains, bedclothes, and lamps were all white.

Yes, Nursy, and we had a beautiful time playing hide-and-seek under the bedclothes.

Rosa, again at hand, heard the scream, and rushing in once more opened a window and flung out the blazing bedclothes.

Neither need you have a bed only two feet wide, so that it is impossible to turn over without parting with the bedclothes.

The door was closed softly, and under the bedclothes Van Landing again buried his face in the pillows, and his lips twitched.

She put out her hand to smooth the bedclothes, and the sick woman grasped it, her own hot with fever, till Betty almost cried out.

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