continental quilt

continental quilt
noun
a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
Syn: ↑eiderdown, ↑duvet
Hypernyms: ↑quilt, ↑comforter, ↑comfort, ↑puff
Substance Meronyms: ↑eiderdown

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Brit.
duvet.

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continental quilt noun
A duvet
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Main Entry:continent

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ˌcontinental ˈquilt [continental quilt] noun (BrE)
= duvet

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  • continental quilt — Brit. duvet. * * * …   Universalium

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  • continental quilt — noun British term for duvet …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Continental — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or characteristic of a continent. 2 (Continental) Brit. of, relating to, or characteristic of mainland Europe. n. an inhabitant of mainland Europe. Phrases and idioms: continental breakfast a light breakfast of coffee, rolls,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • continental — adj. & n. adj. 1 of or characteristic of a continent. 2 (Continental) Brit. of, relating to, or characteristic of mainland Europe. n. an inhabitant of mainland Europe. Phrases and idioms: continental breakfast a light breakfast of coffee, rolls,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Duvet — For the song by Bôa, see The Race of a Thousand Camels. A duvet, without a cover. A duvet (pronounced UK: /ˈduːveɪ/, US: /duːˈveɪ/) (also known as a doona in Australian English and a dyne in Scandinavian from which the Australian wo …   Wikipedia

  • duvet — noun /ˈduːveɪ/ a) A thick, padded quilt used instead of blankets. b) A cover for a quilt or comforter. Syn: doona, quilt, continental quilt …   Wiktionary

  • Continent — In the UK the Continent (capital C) still invariably means ‘the mainland of Europe’ as distinct from the British Isles, as a geographical and cultural designation not affected by Britain s membership of the European Union. A continental breakfast …   Modern English usage

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