BLANKET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BLANKET
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blanket
 n.  heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, used in bed clothing
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  It's cold I need another blanket.
2  The town was covered in a thick blanket of fog.
3  The bill gives sensitive police files a blanket exemption.
4  He put another blanket on her body.
5  He covered the inert body with a blanket.
6  He saw the corner of a magazine sticking out from under the blanket.
7  A blanket insurance policy insures a car against all kinds of accidents.
8  Alan sings with shy intensity, hiding behind the security blanket of his guitar.
9  In a fast neutron reactor, this process is optimized so that it can breed fuel, often using a depleted uranium blanket around the core.
10  Flora covered him with her pocket handkerchief, which she called a blanket, and tried to wait patiently for him to finish his nap.
11  There was an old horse blanket nailed against the logs at the far end of the cabin behind the table, to keep the wind from blowing through the chinks and putting the candle out.
12  Clothes and blankets have been distributed among the refugees.
13  The baby peered out of its cocoon of blankets.
14  Getting food, medicine and blankets to flood victims is the most urgent priority.
15  President Garcia has ordered an airlift of food, medicines and blankets.
Classic Sentence: (115 in 8 pages)
1  Food was scanty, one blanket for three men, and the ravages of smallpox, pneumonia and typhoid gave the place the name of a pest-house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  Melanie joined them on the veranda, the baby in her arms, and spreading an old blanket on the floor, set little Beau down to crawl.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  Will, who had been enticing little Beau across the blanket with the bill during this argument, looked up and, shading his eyes, glanced down the driveway.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
4  Her mind was leaden with defeat and all she wanted was to lie back in this warm blanket and say to herself: "I won't think of Tara now."
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  "Well, I should hate to lose your friendship," she said primly and, with an attempt at disinterestedness, bent down to pull the blanket closer about Ella Lorena's head.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
6  It was as if the whole world were enveloped in an unmoving blanket of gray smoke.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
7  To be sure they all sleep together in one apartment, but you have your own hammock, and cover yourself with your own blanket, and sleep in your own skin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  For the height of this sort of deliciousness is to have nothing but the blanket between you and your snugness and the cold of the outer air.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
9  I was only alive to the condensed confidential comfortableness of sharing a pipe and a blanket with a real friend.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
10  For the whale is indeed wrapt up in his blubber as in a real blanket or counterpane; or, still better, an Indian poncho slipt over his head, and skirting his extremity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 68. The Blanket.
11  Plum-pudding is the term bestowed upon certain fragmentary parts of the whale's flesh, here and there adhering to the blanket of blubber, and often participating to a considerable degree in its unctuousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
12  On the bench behind the stove lay a man, covered up with a blanket.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
13  In the corner was a blanket, with a form half showing beneath it; and beside it lay Elzbieta, whether crying or in a faint, Jurgis could not tell.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
14  He took one glance more at the blanket with the little form beneath it, and then turned suddenly to the ladder and climbed down again.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
15  He was lying in it, covered by a blanket, and it was threading its way slowly through the holiday-shopping crowds.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23