electric blanket

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  1. a blanket that encloses a heating element in the form of insulated wire.

Origin of electric blanket

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby electric blanket

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How to use electric blanket in a sentence

  • In a few months, good liquor will be scarcer than an electric blanket in hell.

    Revenge | Arthur Porges

British Dictionary definitions for electric blanket

electric blanket

  1. a blanket that contains an electric heating element, used to warm a bed

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