blanket finish

When the horses finish so close to the winning line you could theoretically put a single blanket across them.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

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  • blanket finish — noun A very close finish to a race • • • Main Entry: ↑blanket * * * ˌblanket ˈfinish 7 [blanket finish] noun (BrE) a finish in a race, in whi …   Useful english dictionary

  • blanket finish — noun a very close finish in a race …   English new terms dictionary

  • Blanket Cloth — A heavy overcoating with a raised finish woven from West of England wool warp and weft, such as 13 s/13 s, in a 2 X 1 twill weave, about 78 in. in the loom and 58 in. finished. There are many qualities …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Blanket stitch — The Blanket Stitch is a stitch used to reinforce the edge of thick materials. It is also called a whip stitch. It is defined as A decorative stitch used to finish an unhemmed blanket. The stitch can be seen on both sides of the blanket. This… …   Wikipedia

  • blanket-stitch — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: blanket stitch : to sew or finish with blanket stitches * * * /blang kit stich /, v.t., v.i. to sew using a blanket stitch. [1955 60; v. use of BLANKET STITCH] …   Useful english dictionary

  • blanket stitch — noun a) A strong stitch, similar to a buttonhole stitch, used to finish and reinforce the edges of blankets etc. b) A similar, more decorative stitch. See Also: blanket stitch …   Wiktionary

  • blanket stitch — a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops, or purls, are formed, used for cutwork, as a decorative finish for edges, etc. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • blanket — n 1. cover, comforter, quilt, afghan, coverlet, bedspread, spread, bedcover, counterpane; bedding, bedclothes, bedclothing, linens. 2. covering, coverture, coat, cloak, mantle, (for a horse) housing; layer, sheet, carpet, coating, film, gloss,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • blanket stitch — blan′ket stitch n. clo a basic sewing stitch in which widely spaced, interlocking loops are formed, used as a decorative finish for edges • Etymology: 1875–80 blan′ket stitch , v.i. v.t …   From formal English to slang

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