receiving blanket


Definition of receiving blanket

: a small lightweight blanket used to wrap an infant (as after bathing)

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Digital services, which now must track down rights holders or file notices in bulk with the Copyright Office, will be able to receive blanket licenses from the collective. Ben Sisario, New York Times, "New Way to Pay Songwriters and Musicians in the Streaming Age Advances," 28 June 2018 Court papers filed by eBay and retailers who use the service cite several examples: Minnesota taxes blankets, but not baby receiving blankets. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "States, online sellers bring sales tax fight to Supreme Court in case that could affect millions," 16 Apr. 2018 The new mom shared three new photos of their newborn, including one of their little girl wearing her hospital beanie and bundled in her receiving blanket with her eyes wide open. Karen Mizoguchi,, "Lyndsy Fonseca and Noah Bean Welcome Daughter Greta: 'I Am Finally a Mom!'," 8 Feb. 2018 Connecting with those in need Besides teddy bear clothing, the quilt ministry strives to make quilts, afghans and receiving blankets from donated fabrics for distribution to individuals who are in physical, emotional or spiritual need. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wauwatosa ministry donates 'prayer bears' to children in crisis," 18 Dec. 2017 The alleged omissions came to light on Sept. 5, when an audio recording emerged of a conversation between the pair, receiving blanket coverage in the Brazilian media. Tatiana Freitas,, "JBS’s Batista Turns Himself Into Police After Arrest Order," 11 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of receiving blanket

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of receiving blanket was in 1926

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