from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy felted fabric of wool or wool and cotton, used as a floor covering.
- n. A coarse rug of this fabric, made in India.
- n. A fabric woven wholly or partly of wool, formerly used for clothing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An inexpensive coarse woolen cloth, used as a covering for finer carpets, as a layer between the carpet and the floor, or as a cheap floor covering on its own.
- n. A floor covering made of drugget.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A coarse woolen cloth dyed of one color or printed on one side; generally used as a covering for carpets.
- n. By extension, any material used for the same purpose.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse woolen material, felted or woven, either of one color or printed on one side, and used as a protection for a carpet, as a carpet-lining, or, especially in summer, as a rug or carpet, generally covering only the middle portion of a floor. A finer fabric of the same sort is used for table-and piano-covers.
- n. A striped woolen or woolen and cotton fabric, commonly twilled, formerly used in some parts of Great Britain, especially for wome's clothing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
French droguet, probably from drogue, drug, worthless object; see drug.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French droguet, from drogue ("cheap"), from Dutch droog, from Proto-Germanic *draugiz. (Wiktionary)