(also Hudson Bay blanket)
A durable woolen blanket, typically with wide colored stripes.
- Canadian readers will recognize some comfy Hudson's Bay blankets.
- In addition as further evidence of my deep and abiding love of this country, I want to state for the record that I also own a Hudson's Bay blanket.
- The striped Hudson's Bay blankets were made into capotes, coats of the same type that show up in numerous Russell paintings.
Late 19th century: originally sold by the Hudson's Bay Company and frequently used as material for coats.
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Syllabification: Hud·son's Bay blan·ket
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