from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A machine-made carpet consisting of small, colored woolen loops that form a heavy, patterned pile.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a kind of carpet made of worsted yarn fixed in a foundation web of strong linen thread. The worsted, which alone shows on the upper surface in drawn up in loops to form the pattern.
- n. See under Brussels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See the nouns.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a carpet with a strong linen warp and a heavy pile of colored woolen yarns drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern
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In the middle of the Brussels carpet stood a writing-table of carved yellow walnut, and at this table sat a little woman in a snuff-colored dress.