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Definition of quilt noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    quilt

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//kwɪlt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kwɪlt//
     
     
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  1. 1a decorative cover for a bed, made of two layers with soft material between them a patchwork quilt (figurative) a crazy quilt of regulations
  2. 2(British English) = duvet
  3. compare comforter
    Word Origin Middle English: from Old French cuilte, from Latin culcita ‘mattress, cushion’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quilt

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