Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A heavy, three-cord thread of linen with a soft satin-like finish, used for sewing breadths of carpet together.

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Examples

  • Now she sat in the old Peabody pew darning the forlorn, faded cushion with gray carpet-thread; thread as gray as her own life.

    Homespun Tales

  • Now she sat in the old Peabody pew darning the forlorn, faded cushion with grey carpet-thread: thread as grey as her own life.

    The Old Peabody Pew

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