Part of speech: noun

A coverlet or quilt.

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Usage examples "counterpane":

  1. Through the east windows the sun streamed in solidly, flooding the counterpane, warming the faded roses of the wall paper. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
  2. He made me sing, and then jumped off the counterpane, as he said, to get me some cake. - "Story of My Life, volumes 1-3", Augustus J. C. Hare.
  3. He lay quite motionless, except an intermittent trembling of his hands as they rested on the counterpane. - "Jezebel's Daughter", Wilkie Collins.