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  • n. Plural form of carpet.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of carpet.


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  • The stories of people being rolled up in carpets and given a good shoeing are most likely exaggerated, but in this clowns case he could really benefit from that.

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  • But biomass-based polypropylene, a widely used resin in the auto industry, appliances and carpets, is still too expensive for the company to bring to market.

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  • This is the first of the carpets from the Prophet's tomb to be sold on the open market.

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  • Tiny, invisible bugs that live in carpets and fabrics.


  • But here, business is much, much better, says Mohammed, whose shop specializes in carpets and rugs that range from $150 to $7,000.

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  • Historically, wealthy Iraqis have invested in carpets, anti-ques and other possessions, Mohammed says.

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  • She called her carpets _klims_ and _kleens_ and the ancient artefacts were _anti-queues_.

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  • After the grandmother's death, Sumanā went, accompanied by the King, to the Vihāra, taking much treasure in carpets and shawls, and presenting them to the Order.

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  • Turkey carpets is that kind, you know, that lies all up thick like a mat.

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  • Sventsyani was remembered by the hussars only as the drunken camp, a name the whole army gave to their encampment there, and because many complaints were made against the troops, who, taking advantage of the order to collect provisions, took also horses, carriages, and carpets from the Polish proprietors.

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