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  • n. Plural form of drugget.

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Examples

  • They are awfully funereal, those ornaments of the close of the last century — tall gloomy horse-hair chairs, mouldy Turkey carpets with wretched druggets to guard them, little cracked sticking-plaster miniatures of people in tours and pigtails over high-shouldered mantelpieces, two dismal urns on each side of

    Mens Wives

  • How can a man write poetically of serges and druggets?

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • Salisbury and all the county of Wilts, of which it is the capital, are full of a great variety of manufactures, and those some of the most considerable in England — namely, the clothing trade and the trade of flannels, druggets, and several other sorts of manufactures, of which in their order.

    From London to Land's End

  • "Oh, no, papa," said Jane, innocently; "there are very pretty druggets, now, for covering stair-carpets, so that they can be used without hurting them."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • It was occasioned primarily by a "pressure of activity," for which the tearing of druggets served as a vent.

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • Though the habit of tearing druggets was the outgrowth of an abnormal impulse, the habit itself lasted longer than it could have done had I not, for so long a time, been deprived of suitable clothes and been held a prisoner in cold cells.

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • But what of the strips of felt torn from the druggets?

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • The heavy felt druggets were about as plastic as blotting paper and I derived little comfort from them until

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • A patient confined here must lie on the floor with no substitute for a bed but one or two felt druggets.

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

  • But in time I became so proficient that I could completely destroy more than one of these six-by-eight-foot druggets in

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

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