Definition of Hudson's Bay blanket in English:

Hudson's Bay blanket

Line breaks: Hudson's Bay blan|ket

noun

Canadian
A durable woollen blanket, typically with a coloured border.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

late 19th century: originally sold by the Hudson's Bay Company and frequently used as material for coats.

More definitions of Hudson's Bay blanket

Definition of Hudson's Bay blanket in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈme(ə)rēən
noun
a person who studies and writes about grammar