from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To act as a blanketeer.
  • n. . One who tosses in a blanket.
  • n. One of the radical reformers of Lancashire who, on March 10th, 1817, at a meeting in St. Peter's Fields, Manchester, decided to march to London with a petition for parliamentary reform, each man having a rug or blanket strapped on his shoulder, so that he might bivouac on the road if necessary.


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