What does the word blanket mean?

Usage examples for blanket

  1. " I want you to go upstairs, Mary Frances, and get your other cloak and my blanket shawl. – Stories of the Foot-hills by Margaret Collier Graham
  2. God knows what may happen if we delay longer- though what two of you can do against something which appears to blanket the earth, and strikes from the heavens, I don't know. – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  3. He crept back into a tent and threw himself down on a blanket, closing his eyes only for a moment, as he thought. – Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam by G. Harvey Ralphson