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Counterpane

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A corruption of counterpoint, from the Latin cul cita (a wadded wrapper, a quilt). When the stitches were arranged in patterns it was called culʹcita puncta, which in French became courte-pointe, corrupted into contre-pointe, counter-point, where point is pronounced “poyn,” corrupted into “pane.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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