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blanket British & World English

A large piece of woollen or similar material used as a covering on a bed or elsewhere for warmth

blanket English Thesaurus

the bed had a red blanket on it

blanket bog British & World English

An extensive flat peat bog formed in cool regions of high rainfall or humidity

wet blanket British & World English

A person who spoils other people’s fun by failing to join in with or by disapproving of their activities

blanket bath British & World English

An all-over wash given to a person confined to bed

blanket coat British & World English

A coat made from a blanket or from blanket-like material

blanket roll British & World English

A soldier’s blanket and kit made into a roll for use on active service

blanket weed British & World English

A common green freshwater alga which forms long unbranched filaments, sometimes becoming a problem in over-enriched water and garden ponds

fire blanket British & World English

A sheet of flexible material, typically woven fibreglass, used to smother a fire in an emergency

point blanket British & World English

A type of Hudson’s Bay blanket with distinctive markings or points woven in to indicate weight

space blanket British & World English

A light metal-coated sheet designed to retain heat, originally developed for use in space travel

blanket finish British & World English

A very close finish in a race

blanket stitch British & World English

A buttonhole stitch used on the edges of a blanket or other material too thick to be hemmed

comfort blanket British & World English

Another term for security blanket111.

electric blanket British & World English

An electrically wired blanket used for heating a bed

security blanket British & World English

A familiar blanket or other piece of soft fabric held by a young child as a source of comfort

Hudson's Bay blanket British & World English

A durable woollen blanket, typically with a coloured border

red-blanket in red British & World English

(Of a Xhosa) coming from a traditional tribal culture


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