Quilt – meaning of the word and examples

A coverlet for a bed, made of two layers of fabric with some soft substance, as wood or down, between them and stitched in patterns or tufted through all thickness in order to prevent the filling from shifting. (Dictionary.com)

A bedspread or counterpane, especially a thick one. (Dictionary.com)

A decorative cover for a bed. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied in a decorative design. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A knitted or fabric bedspread with decorative stitching. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A layer of padding used for insulation. (Oxford Dictionaries)

quilt is a thin cover filled with feathers or some other warm, soft material, which you put over your blankets when you are in bed. (Collins Dictionary)


Quilts & Coverlets. The Company Store.


Quilts and bedspreads. Macy’s. 


Online Quilting Classes, Patterns, Fabrics & Kits | Craftsy.



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