- comfort woman,
- comfort zone,
- comfortable as an old shoe, as,
- comic book
Origin of comforter
Examples from the Web for comforter
In a bedroom at the top of crumbling stairs, a bed was made up with a comforter.
There was no furniture in the room—just a comforter on the floor—and only one tiny window.Is It Wrong for Parents to Lock Up Their Disabled Kids?|Elizabeth Picciuto|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His hat was off before he opened the door; his comforter too.A Christmas Carol|Charles Dickens
Eachin listened, with a look as if he would fain have believed the words of the comforter.The Fair Maid of Perth|Sir Walter Scott
It reminded his mother of the special message to Cousin Jane, who up to that moment had been playing the part of comforter.They and I|Jerome K. Jerome
This first Comforter or Holy Ghost has no other effect than pure intelligence.
Mrs. Brandon Floyd had a new baby, Marian was almost worn out, and Mrs. Mason found herself the comforter again, and much needed.A Little Girl in Old Washington|Amanda M. Douglas
Word Origin for Comforter
mid-14c., "one who consoles or comforts," from Anglo-French confortour (Old French comforteor), from Vulgar Latin *confortatorem, agent noun from Late Latin confortare (see comfort (v.)). As a kind of scarf, from 1823; as a kind of coverlet, from 1832.