- a bed covering; bedspread
- any covering
Origin: ME coverlite < Anglo-Fr covre-let < OFr covrir, cover + lit, bed < L lectus: see lie
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Origin: Middle 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).