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Colcha

Partes de la casa III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/12/2003
Word: Colcha
(COL-cha), nombre femenino
English: bedspread
Etymology: Del latín culcita
Meaning: Prenda que cubre la cama y sirve de adorno y de abrigo.
Topic:Partes de la casa III
Example:

“Sus terrores crepusculares avanzaban ahora en forma de monstruos que se arrastraban hasta la cama, y trepaban dificultosamente por la colcha.”

Horacio Quiroga, El almohadón de plumas, en Cuentos de amor, de locura y de muerte

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