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blan·ket

(blan'ket),
A covering.
Regional drug slang for a marijuana cigarette—joint

blan·ket

(blangk'ĕt)
Any covering.

blanket

a large area of color, usually over the back, neck and sides, in the coat of dogs.
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Jerry roused to Skipper's entrance under the blanket, and, quite as if it were a long-established custom, curled in between his arm and side, and, after one happy sniff and one kiss of his cool little tongue, as Skipper pressed his cheek against him caressingly, dozed off to sleep.
On one arm he carried a bundle, evidently his blankets.
I had folded up the blankets, but she now proceeded to spread them out on the bottom.
Then, from the rustling noise, enslled a dull but heavy thump that caused both Saxon and Billy to sit up in the blankets.
He was in the same bed, still wrapped in the blanket.
And the blanket must be hung up in the wind; and the bed must be thoroughly disinfected, and aired with a warming-pan; and warmed with a hot-water bottle.
In spite of his defiance his heart sunk when he saw Rose again, for the pain was worse, and the bath and blankets, the warming-pan and piping-hot sage tea, were all in vain.
The blanket socks were worn through in places, and his feet were raw and bleeding.
The ill-luck of the unfortunate Sancho so ordered it that among the company in the inn there were four woolcarders from Segovia, three needle-makers from the Colt of Cordova, and two lodgers from the Fair of Seville, lively fellows, tender-hearted, fond of a joke, and playful, who, almost as if instigated and moved by a common impulse, made up to Sancho and dismounted him from his ass, while one of them went in for the blanket of the host's bed; but on flinging him into it they looked up, and seeing that the ceiling was somewhat lower what they required for their work, they decided upon going out into the yard, which was bounded by the sky, and there, putting Sancho in the middle of the blanket, they began to raise him high, making sport with him as they would with a dog at Shrovetide.
Mohegan dropped his head in his blanket, and sat in silence.
Daylight was yet three hours away, though it was already six o'clock; and in the darkness Henry went about preparing breakfast, while Bill rolled the blankets and made the sled ready for lashing.
He came at last to the pile of blankets spread upon several rugs close to one of the tent walls.