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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A town of west-central England west-southwest of Birmingham. Carpets have been manufactured here since 1735.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of carpet, named from the town in England where it was formerly principally manufactured.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of ingrain carpeting, named from the English town where formerly most of it was manufactured.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A town in Worcestershire traditionally associated with the cloth trade, and the manufacture of carpets

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Examples

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  • Mermaid - the Famous Five didn't exist (did they?) however Thomas the Tank Engine is real and holidays in Kidderminster.

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  • Soleis in Attica, among the Greeks, built by Solon, and applied as we use the word Kidderminster for curtains from a town also of that name -- but this is learning you have no taste for!) -- I say, madam, there are many sarcasms in it, and solecisms also.

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  • And as to Jonathan, who is but John lengthened out a little, he would see creation whittled into chips before he would even split what may henceforth be called the Kidderminster difference.

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  • Tattersall, who was 89 and had lived in Kidderminster since leaving the county in 1960, was a key figure in the Lancashire team that shared the title with Surrey in 1950, when he took 193 wickets at an average of 13.59.

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  • He was released by the club in 1952 and went on to enjoy short spells with Third Lanark and Kidderminster Harriers.

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  • There were the embarrassing FA Cup defeats to non-league Altrincham and Kidderminster and the humiliation of relegation to the third tier of English football in 1989.

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  • In order to assess support for this peaceful but possibly effective protest, interested readers should write to me at 11 Church Walk, Kidderminster DY11 6XY or taylorr@rtact.freeserve.co.uk.

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