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blanket roll

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noun

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.

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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
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