Wilton carpet
Wilton carpet Wil"ton car`pet 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wilton carpet — noun a carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile • Syn: ↑Wilton • Hypernyms: ↑rug, ↑carpet, ↑carpeting * * * Wil|ton «WIHL tuhn», noun, or Wilton carpet or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wilton carpet — /wɪltən ˈkapət/ (say wiltuhn kahpuht) noun a kind of carpet, woven on a Jacquard loom like Brussels carpet, but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile. Also, Wilton. {named after Wilton, town in England} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wilton — [wilt′ n] n. [after Wilton, city in S England, where it was first made] a kind of carpet with a velvety pile of cut loops: also Wilton carpet or Wilton rug …   English World dictionary

  • Carpet Museum of Iran — Carpet Museum of Iran, Tehran Located in Tehran, beside Laleh Park, and founded in 1976, the Carpet Museum of Iran exhibits a variety of Persian carpets from all over Iran, dating from 18th century to present. The museum s exhibition hall… …   Wikipedia

  • Carpet — For other uses, see Carpet (disambiguation). The Azerbaijani carpet, a UNESCO Masterpiece of Intangible Heritage of Humanity …   Wikipedia

  • Wilton — /wil tn/, n. a carpet woven like Brussels carpet, on a Jacquard loom but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile. Also called Wilton carpet, Wilton rug. [named after Wilton, town in Wiltshire, England] /wil tn/, n. a town in SW Connecticut. 15 …   Universalium

  • Wilton, Wiltshire — infobox UK place country = England official name= Wilton population= 3,873 shire district= Salisbury shire county = Wiltshire region= South West England constituency westminster= post town= postcode district = postcode area= dial code= os grid… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilton (Wiltshire) — Wappen Karte Wappen fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • carpet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rug, drugget; wall to wall, broadloom, Oriental, etc. See covering. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. carpeting, rug, floor covering, matting, wall to wall carpet, indoor carpeting, outdoor carpeting; see also… …   English dictionary for students

  • Wilton — noun Etymology: Wilton, borough in England Date: 1774 a carpet woven with loops like the Brussels carpet but having a velvet cut pile and being generally of better materials …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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