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  • n. Plural form of blanket.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blanket.


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  • Adjusting positions on the blankets is a snap, but on the very impressive new Boden bed (7000L!!) seems nearly impossible without real determination.

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  • By the time winter skies start to darken and snow once again blankets the farm, the audience feels strangely charmed and reassured about the cycle of life.

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  • I am currently on the couch, wrapped in blankets, watching tv.

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  • On the night of Dec. 16, 1773, dozens of men wrapped themselves in blankets and covered their faces in lampblack and soot.

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  • "It is highly enjoyable to sit out and enjoy a cigar after good food and wines, wrapped in blankets like geriatrics," says owner Ranald Macdonald, whose flagship Belgravia restaurant already has a tartan-clad terrace.

    Dusting Off the Stogie's Stodgy Image

  • Stickeen, and the Stickeens had not paid in blankets for their bad water, as was the custom to pay.


  • On its flat earth-roof two sick men, swathed in blankets, were lying, while Bishop, Corliss, and Jacob Welse were splashing about inside the cabin after the clothes-bags and general outfit.

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  • Speaking before a crowd of about 10,000, some huddled in blankets against the crisp night, Obama portrayed Perriello as a congressman who had made courageous decisions in Washington even when he knew they would not be popular in his Republican-leaning district.

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  • He stayed wrapped in blankets, long underwear, jeans and several sweaters, his father's quilted parka, shivering all night in their bed, wondering if the water could reach him.

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  • She sat wrapped in blankets in the steaming courtroom.

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  • Captured at Yorktown: 70 blankets.

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