Blanket cattle. See Belted cattle, under Belted.

(Blan"ket*ing), n.

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.

(Blank"ly) adv.

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.

(Blar"ney) n. [Blarney, a village and castle near Cork.] Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery. [Colloq.]

Blarney stone, a stone in Blarney castle, Ireland, said to make those who kiss it proficient in the use of blarney.

(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.

2. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.

We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.
B. Jonson.

3. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.

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