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blue blanket

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blue blanket

noun phrase

A personal possession that gives a sense of safety; security blanket: I like my stick closer to me; it's my blue blanket (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • A chief, wrapped in a blue blanket, stepped out into the circle swinging the carcass of a white dog by the hind-legs.

    The Maid-At-Arms Robert W. Chambers
  • It was drizzling rain and his shoulders were protected by a blue blanket thrown across them.

    Under the Stars and Bars Walter A. Clark
  • There was no coffin; the long, majestic figure of humanity was only folded close in a winding-sheet and his own blue blanket.

    Prisoners of Conscience Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • One of these Indians had a sailor's jacket, and others had a blue blanket and a scarlet blanket.

  • He lies on the bottom of a galvanized-iron case, with a piece of blue blanket for a pillow.

    While the Billy Boils Henry Lawson
  • You can have a blue blanket or a red one, and a straw pillow or an air cushion for your head, whichever you like.

    Eight Cousins Louisa M. Alcott
  • The dead hunter is wrapped in the most beautifully painted buffalo robe, or in the newest red and blue blanket.

  • Did John say it was a blue blanket, Harris, or did your own imagination supply the color?

    The Shadow of the Rope E. W. Hornung

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