1. Cloth for blankets.
2. The act or punishment of tossing in a blanket.
That affair of the blanketing happened to thee for the fault thou wast guilty of.
1. In a blank manner; without expression; vacuously; as, to stare blankly. G. Eliot.
2. Directly; flatly; point blank. De Quincey.
(Blank"ness), n. The state of being blank.
(||Blan*quette") n. [F. blanquette, from blanc white.] (Cookery) A white fricassee.
(||Blan*quil"lo) n. [Sp. blanquillo whitish.] (Zoöl.) A large fish of Florida and the W. Indies It
is red, marked with yellow.
(Blare) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Blaring.] [OE. blaren, bloren, to cry, woop; cf.
G. plärren to bleat, D. blaren to bleat, cry, weep. Prob. an imitative word, but cf. also E. blast. Cf.
Blore.] To sound loudly and somewhat harshly. "The trumpet blared." Tennyson.
(Blare), v. t. To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.
To blare its own interpretation.
(Blare), n. The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and somewhat harsh noise, like the blast of a
trumpet; a roar or bellowing.
With blare of bugle, clamor of men.
His ears are stunned with the thunder's blare.
J. R. Drake.
Blarney stone, a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland, said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of
(Blar"ney) n. [Blarney, a village and castle near Cork.] Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery. [Colloq.]
(Blar"ney), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blarneyed (-nid); p. pr. & vb. n. Blarneying.] To influence by
blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney. "Blarneyed the landlord." Irving.
Had blarneyed his way from Long Island.
S. G. Goodrich.
(||Bla*sé") a. [F., p. p. of blaser.] Having the sensibilities deadened by excess or frequency of
enjoyment; sated or surfeited with pleasure; used up.