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a blanket or sleeping bag rolled into a cylindrical pack for easy carrying and outdoor use by hikers, soldiers, cowboys, etc., often with cooking utensils, food, and personal articles carried inside.
a method of cheating at craps whereby the dice are thrown on a blanket, rug, or other soft surface so that they roll only in a forward direction, making it impossible for the four side numbers to appear face up.
Historical Examples

The Magnificent Adventure Emerson Hough
Red Men and White Owen Wister
Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) John McElroy
The Trail Boys on the Plains Jay Winthrop Allen
The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 Leander Stillwell
Partners of Chance Henry Herbert Knibbs
Ruth Fielding In the Saddle Alice B. Emerson



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