What does the word sheet mean?

  • An oblong piece of linen or cotton, forming part of bedclothes, usually next the sleeper.

Usage examples for sheet

  1. I asked her where she met with this stuff; she answered, where there was more of it, under a thing like our bed, in a cloth like our sheet, which she cut open, and took it out of. – Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.) by Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen
  2. Someone was lying there- under a sheet and quite still. – The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. Malcolm Sage reached across for a sheet of paper, and drew a rough sketch. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  4. He joined them end to end, adding on sheet after sheet as he wrote, and rolling up his book as he went along; so when the book was done it formed a big roll, sometimes many feet long. – Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt by James Baikie
  5. Hester took a fresh sheet of paper and began to write. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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