[bed-kloh-th ing]


bedclothes; bedding.

Origin of bedclothing

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; bed + clothing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bedclothing

Historical Examples of bedclothing

  • Marchmont crossed the bare floor, bent, and felt the bedclothing.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • If this has been done the bedclothing has had a chance to air.

    The Expert Maid-Servant

    Cristine Terhune Herrick

  • A more familiar comparison may be had from the blankets used for bedclothing.

    Outlines of the Earth's History

    Nathaniel Southgate Shaler

  • It was, perhaps, ten o'clock when Kitty threw back the bedclothing, and slowly got out of bed.

    Marjorie at Seacote

    Carolyn Wells

  • By the time we had eaten our supper and thawed out, we grew sleepy, and under all our bedclothing, curled up in the bunk.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

    Charles Asbury Stephens