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  • noun Plural form of bedcover.


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  • While his older brother, Scott, cowered and flinched and pulled the bedcovers over his ears, Frank would stand before the window of their shared bedroom, feeling brave and powerful.

    Excerpt: The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar

  • Striving to keep that air of clinical detachment, she tossed aside the bedcovers to expose the lower half of his body and draped one of the bath towels across his hips.

    Western Man

  • She pulled the rumpled bedcovers farther up on her lap.


  • I slowly pull the bedcovers down to expose the area that I am meant to examine and then lift his oversized T-shirt and slide it up toward his ribs.

    Between Expectations

  • I ran back inside to my cubicle and hid underneath the bedcovers, afraid that at any moment Sunny would burst in.


  • It is tempting to suppose that Dad's avoidance of interpersonal conflict later in life stemmed from those anxious nights spent curled under his bedcovers, trying to drown out the angry altercations with a more soothing refrain only he could hear.

    The uneasy namesake

  • Lloyd shoves off the bedcovers and hurries to the front door in white underwear and black socks.

    Excerpt: The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

  • Or rather, she will have ice cream, and I will struggle to recover from whatever bizarre stomach virus is causing me to huddle under the bedcovers trying to not vomit.

    Friday On My Mind | Her Bad Mother

  • Helen Dunmore: From the furl and unfurl of a baby's hands to the dying person's plucking at the bedcovers, we discover the world with our hands.

    Letters: Alone in Berlin is morally compromised

  • He turned his head slowly, his eyes gradually focusing on me, then he pulled the bedcovers around him.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear


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