Definition of Horse blanket

1. Noun. Stable gear consisting of a blanket placed under the saddle.

Exact synonyms: Saddle Blanket, Saddlecloth
Specialized synonyms: Apishamore
Generic synonyms: Saddlery, Stable Gear, Tack

Definition of Horse blanket

1. Noun. A blanket placed underneath the saddle of a horse. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete slang) currency in the 1800s consisting of large size notes/bills. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Blanket

horse and cart
horse and rabbit stew
horse archer
horse archers
horse around
horse balm
horse barn
horse bean
horse beans
horse blanket (current term)
horse blankets
horse botfly
horse breeding
horse brier
horse cart
horse cavalry
horse chestnut
horse diseases
horse doctor
horse fancier
horse fly

Literary usage of Horse blanket

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"... carr'ge an' tuk up the lousy old horse-blanket on the box, wrapped my head an' the rest av me in ut, ..."

2. A French-English Military Technical Dictionary by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1899)
"... horse-blanket; faire sauter à la , to toes in a blanket. fíe citerai, i tía ru. ) horse-blanket: den tit* ..."

3. Coniston by Winston Churchill (1906)
"And the horse blanket ? " Wetherell queried, irresistibly. Dudley Worthington did not smile. " Take my advice, Mr. Wetherell, and pay off that note somehow. ..."

4. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1903)
"Between layers of horse-blanket on floor—two layers on top and six layers below. No. 2. Between layers of horse-blanket on floor—four layers on top and four ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1909)
"The testimony of the people was to the effect that said horse blanket and said fur overcoat were worth 17L.RA(NS) less than $25. Upon the theory that such ..."

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