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 "counterpane" in a sentence
"A thin counterpane of blue check gave a rather pleasing finish."
"September 24th, in the _Boston News Letter_, the word counterpane first appears."
"The heavy cotton impervious counterpane is bad, for the very reason that it keeps in the emanations from the sick person, while the blanket allows them to pass through."