blankie

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Etymology[edit]

Shortened from blanket +‎ -ie.

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Noun[edit]

blankie (plural blankies)

  1. (informal) A blanket, especially one used as a security blanket.
    • 2002, Belinda Luscombe, "Dress to De-Stress," Time, 18 Feb.,
      They instead sought out a place of refuge, somewhere familiar with a blankie and a mug of hot cocoa.