bedding

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. bedclothes, sheets, linen. See covering.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. bedclothes, bed linen, linens, covers, bedcovers.
Kinds of bedding include: blankets, thermal blankets, quilts, patchwork quilts, comforters, duvets, eiderdowns, pillows, sheets, pillowcases, pillowslips, pillow shams, comforter, covers, duvet covers, coverlets, bedspreads, spreads, mattresses, featherbeds, mattress pads, dust ruffles, bedskirts, counterpanes.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
bedclothes, blankets, sheets, covers, quilts, coverlets.

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  • Bedding — Bed ding, n. [AS. bedding, beding. See {Bed}.] 1. A bed and its furniture; the materials of a bed, whether for man or beast; bedclothes; litter. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) The state or position of beds and layers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bedding — Bed Bed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedding}.] 1. To place in a bed. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To make partaker of one s bed; to cohabit with. [1913 Webster] I ll to the Tuscan wars, and never bed her. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • bedding — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from bedd Date: before 12th century 1. bedclothes 2. a bottom layer ; foundation 3. material to provide a bed for livestock 4. stratification II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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