bedspread

[ bed-spred ]
/ ˈbɛdˌsprɛd /

noun

an outer covering, usually decorative, for a bed.

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Origin of bedspread

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; bed + spread
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British Dictionary definitions for bedspread

bedspread
/ (ˈbɛdˌsprɛd) /

noun

a top cover on a bed over other bedclothes
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