English version

counterpane in Household topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcounterpanecoun‧ter‧pane /ˈkaʊntəpeɪn $ -ər-/ noun [countable]  DH old-fashioned a bedspread
Examples from the Corpus
counterpaneJust a shiny pink counterpane, with a nightgown folded neatly in the middle of the bolster.Now look, look at the counterpane world, project yourself into it, look beside that bijou signal box.I went over to the bed and lifted the counterpane.Rory's hand dropped back on the counterpane.Her skin felt dry and rough; her hands, lying on the counterpane, were withered and light as dead leaves.We rippled on the yellow sheet, the counterpane - and us - long gone.The ridged and tufted counterpane has been carefully and frequently laundered.The hand lying on the white counterpane still clutched the telephone token but neither of them mentioned it.