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counterpane (n.)

"quilt, coverlet, outer covering of a bed," c. 1600, alteration of earlier counterpoynte (mid-15c.; see counterpoint (n.1)) by influence of French pan "section, piece," from Latin pannus "cloth" (see pane) "in allusion to the panes or squares of which bed covers are often composed" [Century Dictionary].

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Definitions of counterpane from WordNet

counterpane (n.)
decorative cover for a bed;
Synonyms: bedspread / bedcover / bed cover / bed covering / spread
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