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Origin and Meaning of Blanket

The name "Blanket" is of American origin, and it means "Cloth Bed Covering". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Blan"ket
  1. A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.
  2. [Print] A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
  3. A streak or layer of blubber in whales."Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark To cry, “Hold, hold!”" [Shak.]

Note: ☞ The use of blankets formerly as curtains in theaters explains the following figure of Shakespeare.

Etymology: F. blanchet, OF. also blanket, a woolen waistcoat or shirt, the blanket of a printing press; prop. white woolen stuff, dim. of blanc white; blanquette a kind of white pear, fr. blanc white. See Blank (a.)

verb Blan"ket
  1. To cover with a blanket."I'll . . . blanket my loins." [Shak.]
  2. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment."We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall." [B. Jonson.]
  3. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  2. A layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
  3. Anything that covers ("there was a blanket of snow")
  4. Cover as if with a blanket ("snow blanketed the fields")
  5. Form a blanket-like cover (over)
  6. Broad in scope or content ("blanket sanctions against human-rights violators")

From Middle English blanket, blonket, from Old Northern French blanket, blankete, blanquette (Modern French blanchet), diminutive of blanc (“white”). More at blank.

  1. A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually large and woollen, used for warmth while sleeping or resting.
    The baby was cold, so his mother put a over him.
  2. A layer of anything.
    The city woke under a thick of fog.
  3. A thick rubber mat used in the offset printing process to transfer ink from the plate to the paper being printed.
    A press operator must carefully wash the whenever changing a plate.
  4. A streak or layer of blubber in whales.

blanket was also found in the following language(s): Danish

Blanket Jackson

Blanket Jackson is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor specializing in pop, soul, rhythm and blues, funk, rock, disco, post-disco, new jack swing music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1964 to 2009. Blanket was born in 2002 as Michael Joseph Jackson in Gary, Indiana, U.S.


What does the name Blanket mean?

Bis for bloom, your glow of life.

Lis for luster, your shine.

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Kis for kid, the child within.

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Tis for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Past life for Blanket born Jun 14, 1946

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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