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security blanket


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A blanket carried by a child to reduce anxiety.
  • noun Informal Something that dispels anxiety.

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  • noun A blanket that one uses to have a secure feeling or reduced anxiety, usually in the early years of life: Linus van Pelt had a famous security blanket.
  • noun Any object one uses to have a sense of security or reduced anxiety.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a blanket (or toy) that a child carries around in order to reduce anxiety
  • noun anything that an adult person uses to reduce anxiety


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From Linus van Pelt's security blanket in Charles Schulz's comic strip Peanuts


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  • According to NPR's Says You the security blanket was an actual product for securing babies in their cribs and not dreamed up by Charles Schultz.

    February 4, 2012