receiving blanket
noun Date: 1926 a small lightweight blanket used to wrap an infant (as after bathing)

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  • receiving blanket — ☆ receiving blanket n. a small, lightweight blanket, usually of cotton, for wrapping around a baby …   English World dictionary

  • receiving blanket — noun : a small lightweight blanket used to wrap an infant (as after bathing) * * * a small blanket, usually of cotton, for wrapping an infant, esp. following a bath. [1925 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • receiving blanket — a small blanket, usually of cotton, for wrapping an infant, esp. following a bath. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • receiving blanket — noun A lightweight blanket that is wrapped around or placed under a partially or fully nude baby for warmth and hygiene …   Wiktionary

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  • re|ceiv|ing blanket — «rih SEE vihng», a small, light blanket used to wrap an infant in, especially after a bath: »Her husband has used more diapers and receiving blankets than she has in three years with two children (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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