blanket roll

blanket roll

noun
1.
a blanket or sleeping bag rolled into a cylindrical pack for easy carrying and outdoor use by hikers, soldiers, cowboys, etc., often with cooking utensils, food, and personal articles carried inside.
2.
a method of cheating at craps whereby the dice are thrown on a blanket, rug, or other soft surface so that they roll only in a forward direction, making it impossible for the four side numbers to appear face up.

Origin:
1890–95

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Main Entry:  blanket roll
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a covering or sleeping bag that can be made into a cylindrical roll for ease of carrying or storage; bedroll
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