One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An object (or occasionally a person) depended upon for reassurance and comfort; a habitual source of pleasure or consolation.
1950s. From Linus, the name of a small boy who carries a cot blanket for comfort in Peanuts by American cartoonist Charles M. Schultz + blanket.
Linus blanket/ˈlʌɪnəs blaŋkɪt/
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