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 for Counterpane
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Counterpane \Coun"ter*pane`\ (koun"t?r-p?n`), n. [See
     Counterpoint, corrupted into counterpane, from the
     employment of pane-shaped figures in these coverlets. ]
     A coverlet for a bed, -- originally stitched or woven in
     squares or figures.
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           On which a tissue counterpane was cast.  --Drayton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Counterpane \Coun"ter*pane`\, n. [OF. contrepan a pledge,
     security; contre + pan a skirt, also, a pawn or gage, F. pan
     a skirt. See Pane, and cf. Pawn.] (O. Law)
     A duplicate part or copy of an indenture, deed, etc.,
     corresponding with the original; -- now called counterpart.
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           Read, scribe; give me the counterpane.   --B. Jonson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  counterpane
      n 1: decorative cover for a bed [syn: bedspread, bedcover,
           bed cover, bed covering, counterpane, spread]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "counterpane":
     afghan, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet,
     bedspread, blanket, buffalo robe, case, clothes, comfort,
     comforter, contour sheet, cover, coverlet, coverlid, eiderdown,
     fitted sheet, lap robe, linen, patchwork quilt, pillow slip,
     pillowcase, quilt, robe, rug, sheet, sheeting, slip, spread
  
  

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