Definitions

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

  • noun A rug made of wool that is knotted or woven by hand, often in complex and highly stylized designs, and produced in the Middle East and in many other parts of Asia.

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Examples

  • I strode toward him across the Oriental rug, trying to appear as if everything was fine and normal.

    Vanished

  • The high heels of their shoes made sharp clicking noises on the bare hardwood floor once covered by the Oriental rug now rolled up and stored away.

    The Glory Game

  • The high heels of their shoes made sharp clicking noises on the bare hardwood floor once covered by the Oriental rug now rolled up and stored away.

    The Glory Game

  • The high heels of their shoes made sharp clicking noises on the bare hardwood floor once covered by the Oriental rug now rolled up and stored away.

    The Glory Game

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