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It all made for a melancholy scene when the lights went down before tip-off and Washington honored franchise great Wes Unseld, who died in June at 74, with a video and a moment of silence — true, blanketing silence.
Blanketing: A slang term, used when one vessel covers or becalms another with her sails.
Her voice penetrated the uproar of his mind, stilling troubled waters, blanketing other sounds.
SHOCK TREATMENTSTANLEY MULLEN
When the chills intervene he wants blanketing, hot bottles at his feet, and hot tea, or something stronger.
THE ENTAILED HATGEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
But of that his squire could not be convinced, for the episode of the blanketing still remained a most vivid reality to him.
THE STORY OF DON QUIXOTEARVID PAULSON, CLAYTON EDWARDS, AND MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
Batson Reeves was just blanketing his horse, for in his vigorous courtship forenoon calls figured regularly.
We engaged four men with three dogs as hunters, but awoke to find a dense fog blanketing the valley and mountains.
CAMPS AND TRAILS IN CHINAROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS AND YVETTE BORUP ANDREWS
How many times in my life have I been foiled and baffled by those miscreated men-machines in scarlet blanketing!
When Rupert had done his own feathering and blanketing, as well as brown paper moccasins, he helped the others.
THE MAGIC WORLDEDITH NESBIT
He had a most pestilent trick of perpetually playing monitor, to the wet-blanketing of all good fellowship.
A GREAT EMERGENCY AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA GATTY EWING

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