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security blanket

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Etymology

From Linus van Pelt's security blanket in Charles Schulz's comic strip Peanuts

Noun

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security blanket

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  1. A blanket that one uses to have a secure feeling or reduced anxiety, usually in the early years of life: Linus van Pelt had a famous security blanket.
  2. Any object one uses to have a sense of security or reduced anxiety: That rabbit's foot is his security blanket.

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