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Definition of "coverlid" [cov•er•lid]

  • Variant of coverlet. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coverlid" in a sentence
  • "The candle now fell from his hand, and he attempted to pull off his wig; but it had been tied close on, to appear more natural, and his fright disabled him; he therefore flung himself upon the bed, and rolled the coverlid over his head."
  • "I sat up in the coverlid, and I shook a finger at him."
  • "A human being was put inside, with a coverlid of stone on top."