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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tight-fitting triangular fold made by tucking a sheet and blanket securely under a mattress on the end and on each side at the corners.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tight and precise method of tucking a sheet or blanket under the edges of a mattress, so as to form crisp folds at the corners of the bed.


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