a game in which a person is repeatedly tossed into the air and caught on an open blanket by a group of people who hold the blanket at its edges and stretch and relax it for each toss and catch.
blankets: The blanketing was too warm. Radio. the effect of a signal from a powerful transmitter that interferes with or prevents the reception of other signals. a large, rectangular piece of soft fabric, often with bound edges, used especially for warmth as a bed covering. a similar piece of fabric used as a covering for […]
adjective, adverb a euphemism for any taboo word Historical Examples The Doctor Ralph Connor Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 25, 1914 Various Across America by Motor-cycle C. K. Shepherd Remarks Bill Nye Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 25, 1914 Various The Planet Savers Marion Zimmer Bradley Impressions of a […]
damned; darned (used to imply an omission of an unprintable or unspeakable word): The blankety-blank motor stalled again. Historical Examples Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park James Willard Schultz Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VI. (of X.) Various Our Army at the Front Heywood Broun Wounds in […]
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