Call it what you will, Linus, Blankie, Comfort Rug. A square or rectangle of worked fibre, knitted, crocheted out of bits of yarn something soft and warm to hang on to in times of stress. -- Knitnan
"Honestly, Farraq, this is the slowest evacuation in the known universe."
"Sorry, boss," the human had something colourful bundled under one arm. "Can't leave anywhere without my Snoog."
P'treth boggled at the human merc as they writhed their way through an airlock made for a smaller people than a fully-armoured human. "Snoog," he repeated. "Is this a human thing, a cultural thing, or a Farraq thing?"