A blanket is defined as something that covers another surface completely, or is a soft piece of cloth or material that is used to cover.(noun)
The definition of blanket is something that covers all cases or all instances of something.(adjective)
A law banning all guns would be an example of a blanket ban on guns.
Blanket means to cover something completely or to stifle something.(verb)
See blanket in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr blanchet, dim. of blanc, white: see blank
See blanket in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French, an unbleached soft cloth
Origin: , from blanc, white
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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