/ (ˈduːnə) /
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Australian a quilt, stuffed with down or a synthetic material and containing pockets of air, used as a bed cover in place of the top sheet and blanketsAlso called: duvet, (Brit) continental quilt
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for doona
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Words nearby doona
doomsman, doomster, doomwatch, doomy, Doon, doona, do one, do one good, do one's best, do one's bit, do one's duty
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How to use doona in a sentence
I actually thought the younger cast members fared better, like Ben Whishaw, Jim Sturgess, and Doona.Is ‘Cloud Atlas’ a Masterpiece or a Disaster? Our Critics Debate|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|October 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST