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  1. a quilted coverlet.
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Origin of bedquilt

First recorded in 1755–65; bed + quilt
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bedquilt

Historical Examples

  • He seems to get up a speech as in Yankee land they get up a bedquilt.

    American Eloquence, Volume III. (of 4)


  • Peter picked her up, wrapped in the bedquilt, and held her in his arms.

    The Purple Heights

    Marie Conway Oemler

  • Then, in formation so close that one might have covered the whole pack with a bedquilt, they came on again.

    The Haunters of the Silences

    Charles G. D. Roberts

  • Mother dropped me in, and I'm going to stay there till I make a bedquilt, only I'm coming out to eat, you know.

    Little Prudy

    Sophie May

  • Hal had a bedquilt nearly pieced, which he had done on rainy days and by odd spells.