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  • n. Plural form of carpeting.


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  • Oilcloth carpetings were not known in the long ago, when Ezekiel

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 1157, March 5, 1898

  • The floors were covered with the most mosaic specimens of Brussels and Turkey carpetings, the furniture was of the most complete and exquisite selections, the walls were adorned with splendid mirrors and with classic paintings, and fine linen decorated all.

    Choice Readings for the Home Circle

  • Pauline went through to the little annex devoted to wall papers and carpetings.

    The S. W. F. Club

  • The doctor arose to his feet and trod heavily upon the rich carpetings.

    The Cow Puncher

  • The woollen goods industry, apart from ladies 'cloths, does not show any perceptible signs of improvement, but keeps on a slow, steady gait, apart from carpetings and woollen underwear.

    The Arena Volume 4, No. 24, November, 1891

  • And yet along toward morning, as the gray morn grows red in response to the stained glasses and rich carpetings, the room is warm once more.

    David Lockwin—The People's Idol

  • The furniture and carpetings were in much the same order, but the floors had been more carelessly attended to, the books were in greater confusion, and more of them damaged, the portrait of the late Dr Frances L. Hawks had been mutilated by the thrust of a stick or some sharp instrument, and the bust of the learned and lamented Judge

    Board of Trustees Minutes, April 9, 1874 [Containing the Report on the Condition of the University]

  • And whether she came by the _Dunara_ from Greenock, or by the _Pioneer_ from Oban, would they hang the vessel in white roses in her honor, and have velvet carpetings on the gangways for the dainty small feet to tread on? and would the bountiful heavens grant but one shining blue day for her first glimpse of the far and lonely Castle Dare?

    Macleod of Dare

  • There were stockings from a penny to a guinea a pair, and carpetings from 1_s.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • a penny to a guinea a pair, and carpetings from 1_s. _ 8_d. _ to

    The Englishwoman in America


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