noun Older Use.
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Origin of counterpane
OTHER WORDS FROM counterpanecoun·ter·paned, adjective
Words nearby counterpane
Example sentences from the Web for counterpane
An anonymous modern wood-cut of Death seizing a usurer, over whom another Death is throwing a counterpane.The Dance of Death|Francis Douce
She would wash a counterpane if Pettitoes, the most dainty of cats, happened but to set one of his snowy paws upon it.Patty's Perversities|Arlo Bates
"And that is the end of that story," said the Fairy of the Counterpane.The Counterpane Fairy|Katharine Pyle
You know you wouldn't sleep under such a counterpane as that.'Aunt Jane of Kentucky|Eliza Calvert Hall
She met me at the door of her room with a light shawl and with the counterpane from her own bed.