Here are your clean clothes, she went on, stroking my coverlid with her brown hand as she spoke.

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  • Coverlid — Cov er*lid ( l[i^]d), n. A coverlet. [1913 Webster] All the coverlid was cloth of gold. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coverlid — [kuv′ərlid] n. archaic or dial. var. of COVERLET * * * cov·er·lid (kŭvʹər lĭd) n. Variant of coverlet. * * * …   Universalium

  • coverlid — [kuv′ərlid] n. archaic or dial. var. of COVERLET …   English World dictionary

  • coverlid — n. coverlet, bedspread, blanket …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coverlid — n. See coverlet …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • coverlid — cov·er·lid …   English syllables

  • coverlid — ˌlid, lə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, by folk etymology (influence of Middle English lid) from coverlite coverlet dialect : bedspread …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coverlet — A coverlet (earlier coverlid) is a fabric covering, usually for a bed. Specifically, the term coverlet may refer to a: Woven coverlet, a bed covering used in the United States from the colonial period to the mid 19th century Quilt Type of altar… …   Wikipedia

  • Woven coverlet — A woven coverlet or coverlid is a type of bed covering with a woven design in colored wool yarn on a background of natural linen or cotton. Coverlets were woven in almost every community in the United States from the colonial era until the late… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Lamb — For other uses, see Charles Lamb (disambiguation). Charles Lamb Born 10 February 1775(1775 02 10) Inner Temple, London, England …   Wikipedia

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