Definition of 'wet blanket'
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Once, and once only, I thought I saw something -- a darker shadow, high up like a mountain thrusting the wet blanket of the fog skyward.HIGH STAND (2002) LOSING IT (2002) LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2002)
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