What does the word counterpane mean?

Usage examples for counterpane

  1. Through the east windows the sun streamed in solidly, flooding the counterpane, warming the faded roses of the wall paper. – Together by 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 by 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 by Wilkie Collins