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Mackinaw blanket

a thick woolen blanket, often woven with bars of color, formerly used in the northern and western U.S. by Indians, loggers, etc.
Origin of Mackinaw blanket
1815-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We stopped at a hotel, and I slept in my Mackinaw blanket that I carried with me, on the dining-room floor.

  • In silence he arose and slipped on his Mackinaw blanket coat.

    Blazed Trail Stories Stewart Edward White

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