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"We called it the Stick-which-kills-flying," said the Indian, and hid it again under his blanket.

She leaned forward, and with her closed fist, pounded the blanket before him.

In other words, and to be concrete, put these things in the car while I fold the blanket.

Here, take my hunting shirt and cap, and give me your blanket and hat.

The cook fluttered about in his blanket, brandishing a saucepan.

He looked back at Caius and pulled the blanket over his head.

All the east was silver, and the darkness rolled back like a blanket.

She inclined her head toward the blanket, which Dick had not noticed before.

Then he lifted the blanket, stepped into the dark, and let the curtain fall behind him.

Hagar shifted her blanket and thrust out a stubborn under lip.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "bed-clothing; white woolen stuff," from Old French blanchet "light wool or flannel cloth; an article made of this material," diminutive of blanc "white" (see blank (adj.), which had a secondary sense of "a white cloth." Wet blanket (1830) is from the notion of a person who throws a damper on social situations like a wet blanket smothers a fire. In U.S. history, a blanket Indian (1859) was one using the traditional garment instead of wearing Western dress.

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bedspread

nounthick, often quilted, covering for bed
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