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Mackinaw blanket

noun
1.
a thick woolen blanket, often woven with bars of color, formerly used in the northern and western U.S. by Indians, loggers, etc.
Origin of Mackinaw blanket
1815-1825
An Americanism dating back to 1815-25
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  • In silence he arose and slipped on his Mackinaw blanket coat.

    Blazed Trail Stories Stewart Edward White
  • We stopped at a hotel, and I slept in my Mackinaw blanket that I carried with me, on the dining-room floor.

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