Hudson's Bay blanket


a heavyweight, boldly striped blanket made of wool.

Origin of Hudson's Bay blanket

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for hudson's bay blanket

Hudson's Bay blanket


Canadian a woollen blanket with wide stripes

Word Origin for Hudson's Bay blanket

C19: from a type of blanket originally sold by the Hudson's Bay Company
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