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Blanket meaning

blanket - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. cover as if with a blanket; " snow blanketed the fields"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
  4. 4. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
  5. 5. To cover with a blanket.
  6. 6. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
  7. 7. To take the wind out of the sails of ( another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
  8. 8. A soft woollen covering.

blanket - examples of usage

  1. One Saturday afternoon I remained at the tent, the other members of the party having gone down to the Lower Camp; a native brought up a parcel containing a blanket and addressed to " Mr. William Bogis." - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. They looked to where the sun should be coming over the mountain and instead they saw the sun coming down the side of the mountain in a blanket of white smoke. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. After half an hour's sweat the animal should be rubbed and covered with a dry blanket. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
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