Pokrov, zastirač, pokrovac.
ETYM French blanchet, Old Fren. also blanket, a woolen waistcoat or shirt, the blanket of a printing press; prop. white woolen stuff, dim. of blanc white; blanquette a kind of white pear, from blanc white. Related to Blank.
1. A layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor.
2. Anything that covers; SYN. mantle.
3. Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; SYN. cover.
ETYM Old Fren. carpite rug, soft of cloth, French carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. Italian carpita rug, blanket), Late Lat. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, from Latin carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Greek karpos fruit, Eng. Harvest.
1. A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton or of synthetic fibers; esp. a floor covering made to be laid over the floor and attached at the edges, as distinguished from a rug or mat.
2. A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.
1. Fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on one's own individuals or formations; SYN. covering fire.
2. The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; SYN. covering, screening, masking.
1. A natural object that covers or envelops; SYN. natural covering, cover.
2. An artifact that protects or shelters or conceals.
3. The act of protecting something by covering it.
ETYM French couvre-lit; couvrir to cover + lit bed, from Latin lectus bed. Related to Cover.
A decorative bedspread (usually quilted).
Law, status of married woman.
ETYM Gael. plaide a blanket or plaid, contr. from peallaid a sheepskin, from peall a skin or hide. cf. Pillion.
1. A rectangular garment or piece of cloth, usually made of the checkered material called tartan.
2. Goods of any quality or material of the pattern of a plaid or tartan; a checkered cloth or pattern.
ETYM Perhaps from French quille ninepin (see Kayless); but cf. also German kiel a quill. Mid. High Germ. kil, and Irish cuille a quill.
1. A bird's feather made into a pen for writing; SYN. quill pen.
2. A stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog.
3. The hollow shaft of a feather; SYN. calamus, shaft.
ETYM Old Eng. schethe, as. scaeth, sceáth, scęth; akin to os. skęthia, Dutch scheede, German scheide, Old High Germ. sceida, Swed. skida, Dan. skede, Icel. skeithir, pl., and to Eng. shed, v.t, originally meaning, to separate, to part. Related to Shed.
1. A protective case for a knife or sword.
2. An enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part; SYN. case.
1. Any of various light sheer fabrics
An outer garment that is folded or wrapped around a person; SYN. wrapper.