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



BrE BrE//ˈduːveɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈduːveɪ//
, also NAmE//duːˈveɪ//
(British English also quilt)
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a large cloth bag that is filled with feathers or other soft material and that you have on top of you in bed to keep yourself warm a duvet cover (= a cover that you can wash, that you put over a duvet) Word Originmid 18th cent.: from French, literally ‘down’.Extra examples He flung back the duvet and got out of bed. He snuggled down under the warm duvet. She climbed into bed and pulled the duvet over her.
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