Definitions

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  • n. A sheet placed over the top of something.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ sheet

Examples

  • It is essentially restricted to brief expository statements -- "Guidry was in bed, tangled in the oversheet" -- and seemingly insignificant details -- "At the firehouse, two men in uniforms were playing pinochle and listening to Julie London on the radio."

    November 2009

  • He was drawing up the gold-embroidered oversheet when he heard the door through which he had entered the boudoir open.

    Nightside The Long Sun

  • As she spoke, she pushed aside the oversheet and the red silk sheet, revealing remarkably rounded breasts and a small waist.

    Nightside The Long Sun

  • Over these the kettle hissed; and the firelight fell on their bed, with its linen oversheet turned back and neatly folded.

    Lady Good-for-Nothing

  • I hate the burqu3 and the jilbab's use as an oversheet and prefer comfortable

    ProgressiveIslam.Org - Comments

  • I hate the burqu3 and the jilbab's use as an oversheet and prefer comfortable Western clothes with appreciative flashes of traditional non-Western design.

    ProgressiveIslam.Org - Comments

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