1) A canopy for a bed.
1444 iiij peir of common shetis, a sparver with covering of lynnyn clothe, Lincolnshire
1526-7 my best fether bed ... on sperver of Dornyx, Whitkirk
1547 with a fether bed, a bolster, a pillowe, a sperver, valaunces of tawney damaske, Lead Hall
1568 an olde sparver of Donex not Serviceable, Healaugh Park.