a quilt or coverlet for a bed; bedspread.
- coun·ter·paned, adjective
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How to use counterpane in a sentence
She tore unconsciously at the counterpane, her fingers writhing against one another.The Winning Clue | James Hay, Jr.
She twisted the fringe of the counterpane in her slender, white fingers, and she did not look at him.Quin | Alice Hegan Rice
And the mark of the bloody hand on the counterpane, where it is dragged?The Dark House | Georg Manville Fenn
When Heidi got into bed that night she found her old straw hat lying under the counterpane.Heidi | Johanna Spyri
She spoke very languidly, and suffered Dixon to lay it on the counterpane before her, without putting out a hand to take it.North and South | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
British Dictionary definitions for counterpane
another word for bedspread
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