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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A kind of carpet woven with loops like the Brussels, but differing from it in having the loops cut so as to form an elastic velvet pile; -- so called because made originally at Wilton, England.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See carpet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile


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