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Definition of Blanket

Blanket

  1. A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.
  2. A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
  3. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
  4. To cover with a blanket.
  5. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
  6. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.

Blanket Quotations

No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick.
Erma Bombeck

The true Islam has shown me that a blanket indictment of all white people is as wrong as when whites make blanket indictments against blacks.
Malcolm X

The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.
Thomas Paine

Between the Dinosaur Jr. albums and his recent solo albums, 'Several Shades of Why' and 'Heavy Blanket,' J Mascis is emerging as one of the last men from all that '80s indie madness, still writing songs that you want to listen to over and over.
Henry Rollins

As a liberal, I would hesitate to propose a blanket ban on any style of dress because of the implications for individual liberty and freedom of choice.
Richard Dawkins
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Blanket Translations

blanket in Afrikaans is deken
blanket in Dutch is deken, dek
blanket in German is Decke, Bettdecke
blanket in Italian is coltre, coperta
blanket in Latin is vestis
blanket in Norwegian is teppe, ullteppe
blanket in Portuguese is cobertor
blanket in Spanish is capa, colcha, manta
blanket in Swedish is filt

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