Definition of wagga blanket in English:

wagga blanket

noun

Australian
  • An improvised covering for a bed, typically consisting of sacking.

    ‘they often slept under wagga blankets’
    • ‘We used to make what you call a wagga blanket in those days.’
    • ‘They carry their swag with a Wagga blanket.’
    • ‘Do you remember the old wagga blankets?’
    • ‘You've just made yourself an Aussie-style wagga blanket.’
    • ‘They'd sleep between two blankets and put the wagga blanket on top.’
    • ‘And they made themselves "wagga blankets": three sacks sewn together.’
    • ‘The poor found material to make wagga blankets.’

Origin

1930s: from Wagga Wagga.

Pronunciation

wagga blanket

/ˈwɒɡə ˌblaŋkɪt/