coverlet

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  • noun

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a decorative bedspread (usually quilted)

References in classic literature ?
But she took courage, piled up the down more closely over the poor swallow, fetched her own coverlid and laid it over his head.
Five minutes did not elapse between the moment of enclosing the animals and that of unscrewing the coverlid of their prison.
The inspection ended with general satisfaction, when each returned to watch space through the side windows and the lower glass coverlid.
I waited a moment, looking at her from behind her pillow, as she lay beneath me, with one arm and hand resting on the white coverlid, so still, so quietly breathing, that the frill on her night-dress never moved-- I waited, looking at her, as I have seen her thousands of times, as I shall never see her again--and then stole back to my room.
She was bending eagerly over the woman to hear her reply; but drew back, instinctively, as she once again rose, slowly and stiffly, into a sitting posture; then, clutching the coverlid with both hands, muttered some indistinct sounds in her throat, and fell lifeless on the bed.