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Definition of "coverlet" [cov•er•let]

  • A bedspread. (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 "coverlet" in a sentence
  • "She had no longer a bed; a rag which she called her coverlet, a mattress on the floor, and a seatless chair still remained."
  • "The coverlet is green and it does look good against your skin."
  • "The coverlet was a dull gold, just lighter than the walls; the frame was black, made of intricately patterned wrought iron."