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
blanketthat one uses to have a secure feelingor reduced anxiety, usually in the early years of life: Linus van Pelt had a famous security blanket.
- noun Any
objectone uses to have a sense of security or reduced anxiety.
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- 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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