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Carpet meaning

carpet - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. cover with a carpet; " carpet the floors of the house"
  2. 2. cover completely, as if with a carpet; " flowers carpeted the meadows"
  3. 3. A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables.
  4. 4. A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.
  5. 5. To cover with, or as with, a carpet; to spread with carpets; to furnish with a carpet or carpets.
  6. 6. Cloth that covers a floor.

carpet - examples of usage

  1. The men who brought them offered to put down the carpet, but by Virginia's orders the rolls were stood up in the corner, and the floor left bare. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Mr. Hilbery looked instinctively at the carpet. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. There was no carpet on the floor, but this was clean, and a good enough dressing- bureau stood at the further end of the room. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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