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5 definitions found
 for blanket
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blanket \Blan"ket\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blanketed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Blanketing.]
     1. To cover with a blanket.
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              I'll . . . blanket my loins.          --Shak.
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     2. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
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              We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall. --B.
                                                    Jonson.
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     3. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by
        sailing to windward of her.
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     Blanket cattle. See Belted cattle, under Belted.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blanket \Blan"ket\, n. [F. blanchet, OF. also blanket, a woolen
     waistcoat or shirt, the blanket of a printing press; prop.
     white woolen stuff, dim. of blanc white; blanquette a kind of
     white pear, fr. blanc white. See Blank, a.]
     1. A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having
        a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used
        as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.
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     2. (Print.) A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in
        the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
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     3. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
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     Note: The use of blankets formerly as curtains in theaters
           explains the following figure of Shakespeare. --Nares.
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                 Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark
                 To cry, "Hold, hold!"              --Shak.
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     Blanket sheet, a newspaper of folio size.
  
     A wet blanket, anything which damps, chills, dispirits, or
        discour?ges.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  blanket
      adj 1: broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay
             increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket
             sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention
             with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet
             nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers" [syn:
             across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing,
             all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing,
             extensive, panoptic, wide]
      n 1: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the
           covers over his head and went to sleep" [syn: blanket,
           cover]
      2: anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow" [syn:
         blanket, mantle]
      3: a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a
         nuclear reactor
      v 1: cover as if with a blanket; "snow blanketed the fields"
      2: form a blanket-like cover (over)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  142 Moby Thesaurus words for "blanket":
     across-the-board, afghan, all-comprehensive, all-inclusive,
     apply to, becloud, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding,
     bedsheet, bedspread, befog, blind, block, buffalo robe, camouflage,
     canopy, cap, case, casual, cloak, clothe, clothes, cloud, coat,
     comfort, comforter, compendious, complete, comprehensive, conceal,
     contour sheet, cope, counterpane, cover, cover up, coverage,
     covering, coverlet, coverlid, covert, coverture, cowl, cowling,
     crown, curtain, disguise, dissemble, distract attention from,
     drape, drapery, eclipse, eiderdown, encyclopedic, ensconce,
     enshroud, envelop, film, fitted sheet, general, global, gloss over,
     guise, hanging, hide, hood, housing, imprudent, indiscreet,
     indiscriminate, indiscriminative, insensitive, keep under cover,
     lap robe, lay on, lay over, linen, mantle, mask, muffle,
     nonjudgmental, obduce, obfuscate, obscure, occult, omnibus,
     over-all, overcast, overlay, overspread, pall, panoramic,
     patchwork quilt, pillow slip, pillowcase, promiscuous, put on,
     quilt, robe, rug, screen, scum, shade, sheet, sheeting, shelter,
     shield, shroud, slip, slur over, spread, spread over, superimpose,
     superpose, sweeping, synoptic, tactless, total, uncritical,
     uncriticizing, undemanding, undifferentiating, undiscreet,
     undiscriminating, undiscriminative, unexacting, unfastidious,
     universal, unmeticulous, unparticular, unselective, unsubtle,
     untactful, varnish, veil, vestment, whitewash, whole, wholesale,
     without exception, without omission
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Blanket, TX -- U.S. town in Texas
     Population (2000):    402
     Housing Units (2000): 189
     Land area (2000):     0.574704 sq. miles (1.488477 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.574704 sq. miles (1.488477 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            08596
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             31.826469 N, 98.788172 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     76432
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Blanket, TX
      Blanket
  

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