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Synonyms for sheet

Synonyms for sheet

any broad thin expanse or surface

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bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth

newspaper with half-size pages

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(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

come down as if in sheets

cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping

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References in classic literature ?
Truly the universe is full of ghosts, not sheeted churchyard spectres, but the inextinguishable elements of individual life, which having once been, can never /die/, though they blend and change, and change again for ever.
The next moment I was awake, in my sheeted bed, sweating, trembling, nauseated.
The tropic rain sheeted about them so that they could see only the beach under their feet and the spiteful little waves from the lagoon that snapped and bit at the sand.
Before they gained Lake Le Barge, the land was sheeted with snow that would not melt for half a year.
The captain's cabin opened to starboard, and the starboard promenade deck, sheeted with sunshine and scored with shadow, was deserted, but for the group of which I was one, and for the pale, slim, brown figure further aft with Raffles.