steamer rug
noun Date: 1890 a warm covering for the lap and feet especially of a person sitting on a ship's deck

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • steamer rug — ☆ steamer rug n. a heavy woolen blanket used by passengers in deck chairs on shipboard to cover the lap and legs …   English World dictionary

  • steamer rug — noun US dated a travelling rug, especially for use on the deck of a passenger ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • steamer rug — steam′er rug n. clo a coarse, heavy lap robe used by ship passengers sitting in deck chairs • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • steamer rug — noun : rug 2c …   Useful english dictionary

  • steamer rug — a coarse, heavy lap robe used by ship passengers sitting in deck chairs. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • steamer — n. 1 a person or thing that steams. 2 a vessel propelled by steam, esp. a ship. 3 a vessel in which things are steamed, esp. cooked by steam. Phrases and idioms: steamer rug US a travelling rug …   Useful english dictionary

  • steamerrug — steamer rug n. A warm blanket used especially by shipboard passengers while sitting in deck chairs. * * * …   Universalium

  • maud — /mawd/, n. 1. a gray woolen plaid worn by shepherds and others in S Scotland. 2. a rug or wrap of like material, used as a traveling robe, steamer rug, etc. [1780 90; perh. apocopated var. of obs. maldy a coarse gray woolen cloth] * * * …   Universalium

  • shawl strap — noun : a holder made of two or more straps attached to a handle and used for compactly carrying a shawl, steamer rug, or baggage roll …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mata Hari — For other uses, see Mata Hari (disambiguation). Mata Hari Mata Hari on a 1906 postcard Born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle 7 August 1876(1876 08 07) …   Wikipedia

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