[ bed-kwilt ]

  1. a quilted coverlet.

Origin of bedquilt

First recorded in 1755–65; bed + quilt

Words Nearby bedquilt Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use bedquilt in a sentence

  • It was quite different from the warm jungle where he could sleep out of doors with only his own fur for a bedquilt.

    Mappo, the Merry Monkey | Richard Barnum
  • She scanned the woollen arabesques on the bedquilt, which the servant had given a furious shaking.

    The conquest of Rome | Matilde Serao
  • And Grandmother Underhill had sent the little girl her Irish chain bedquilt, finished and quilted.

    A Little Girl in Old New York | Amanda Millie Douglas
  • You Dicey, come on here, an' tromp on the other side o' this bedquilt till I h'ist yo' young marster up on to my shoulder.

    Sonny, A Christmas Guest | Ruth McEnery Stuart
  • A bedquilt of blue silk and two pillows in white cases are hung over the railing of the balcony on the second floor.