Blanket

Definition of Blanket

Blan´ket
n.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.(Print.) 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.
Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark
To cry, "Hold, hold!"
- Shak.
Blanket sheet
a newspaper of folio size.
A wet blanket
anything which damps, chills, dispirits, or discour ges.
v. t.1.To cover with a blanket.
[imp. & p. p. Blanketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Blanketing.]
I'll . . . blanket my loins.
- Shak.
2.To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.
- B. Jonson.
3.To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
Blanket cattle
See Belted cattle, under Belted.

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