- a bed covering; bedspread
- any covering
Origin of coverletMiddle English coverlite ; from Anglo-French covre-let ; from Old French covrir, cover + lit, bed ; from Classical Latin lectus: see lie
Origin of coverletMiddle English coverlite, from Anglo-Norman coverelyth : Old French covrir, to cover; see cover + Old French lit, bed (from Latin lēctus; see legh- in Indo-European roots).
- A blanket used as a bed covering, usually quilted.