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blanket roll



a blanket or sleeping bag rolled into a cylindrical pack for easy carrying and outdoor use by hikers, soldiers, cowboys, etc., often with cooking utensils, food, and personal articles carried inside.
a method of cheating at craps whereby the dice are thrown on a blanket, rug, or other soft surface so that they roll only in a forward direction, making it impossible for the four side numbers to appear face up.



Nearby words

blanket, blanket bath, blanket bog, blanket chest, blanket finish, blanket roll, blanket sheet, blanket stitch, blanket suture, blanket toss, blanket-flower

Origin of blanket roll

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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