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

 

coverlet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkʌvələt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkʌvərlət//
 
(old-fashioned)
 
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a type of bedspread to cover a bed Word Origin Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French covrelet, from Old French covrir ‘to cover’ + lit ‘bed’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coverlet