lap robe

lap robe

n.
A blanket or fur piece for covering the lap, legs, and feet, as of a passenger in an unheated car or carriage.

lap′ robe`


n.
a blanket used to cover one's lap or legs, as when sitting outdoors or riding in an open vehicle.
[1865–70, Amer.]

Lap robe

A blanket used to keep one’s feet and legs warm while riding in a wagon or buggy.
Translations

lap robe

n (US) → Reisedecke f
References in classic literature ?
he asked, as he tucked the old lap robe cosily over their feet.
He tucked the lap robe round us, too," continued Emma Jane, in an ecstasy of reminiscence.
I like this thin book filled with nearly 100 pattern stitches, while I crochet less that I knit, I do like to have a nice book handy should I get the urge to crochet a baby shawl or bonnet for a gift, or to produce a lap robe for an aging parent, etc.
Ora Mae has been an avid quilter most of her life and she continues to make lap robe quilts for retirement homes.
One is an elegant, 100-year-old lap robe, in perfect condition, that was made by Studebaker.
Allyn Lord, assistant director of the Rogers Historical Museum, has collected a plethora of photographs of Betty Rogers, a copy of the couple's marriage license, a wine-colored woolen jacket worn by Betty Rogers in the 1930s, and a fur lap robe that was a gift to Betty Rogers from a Chinese emperor in 1931.
If you don't have enough for a king-size quilt, how about a lap robe, or a baby quilt?
Each blanket, lap robe or shawl is either created intact, or represent donated squares which have been assembled through dedicated volunteers such as 87-year-old Alice Lazur - each accompanied with a heart-warming message such as "each stitch a thought, each row a prayer to let you know that others care.
When the group decided to make adult bibs, wheelchair caddies, and lap robes for nursing home and assisted-living residents, they supplied enough for all the patients in the Thomasville, Jackson, and Camden facilities.
A wide variety of craft activities and groups is also available, including the "knit and stitch'' club, which has donated 500 handmade items, including lap robes and caps.
Our knitters then used their needles and implements of love and compassion to make lap robes for hospitalized veterans at the VA hospital in Riviera Beach.