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Eiderdown

noun
1.
A soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider.  Synonyms: continental quilt, duvet.
2.
Down of the eider duck.






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"Eiderdown" Quotes from Famous Books



... an eiderdown and tucked it cosily round the patient, who looked pale and chilly even on this fine warm day in June, while Aunt Mary tidied away the remains of lotions and ...
— The Happy Adventurers • Lydia Miller Middleton

... to me that Pretty-Heart needed warming much more than I, because I was not very cold now. While I laid still under the eiderdown trying to get warm, Vitalis, to the servant's astonishment, turned little Pretty-Heart round and round before the fire as though he were going ...
— Nobody's Boy - Sans Famille • Hector Malot



Words linked to "Eiderdown" :   eider, duvet, duck down, quilt, puff, comfort, comforter, eider duck



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