Drugget Drug"get, n. [F. droguet, prop. dim. of drogue trash, stuff, perh, the same word as drogue drug, but cf. also W. drwg evil, bad, Ir. & Gael. droch, Arm. droug, drouk. See 3d {Drug}.] (a) A coarse woolen cloth dyed of one color or printed on one side; generally used as a covering for carpets. (b) By extension, any material used for the same purpose. [1913 Webster]

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  • drugget — [drug′it] n. [Fr droguet, dim. of drogue, stuff, trash < OFr: see DRUG] 1. a woolen or part woolen material formerly used for clothing 2. a coarse fabric used as a floor covering, carpet lining, etc. 3. a coarse rug from India made of jute or… …   English World dictionary

  • Drugget — Druggett or drugget is a coarse woollen fabric felted or woven, self coloured or printed one side . Jonathan Swift refers to being in druggets drest, of thirteen pence a yard . [1] Formerly, a drugget was a sort of cheap stuff, very thin and… …   Wikipedia

  • drugget — noun a) An inexpensive coarse woolen cloth, used as a covering for finer carpets, as a layer between the carpet and the floor, or as a cheap floor covering on its own. This carpet was a small square drugget in the centre of the room... mdash;, ,… …   Wiktionary

  • drugget — /drug it/, n. 1. Also called India drugget. a rug from India of coarse hair with cotton or jute. 2. a fabric woven wholly or partly of wool, used for clothing. [1570 80; < MF droguet worthless stuff (textile), equiv. to drogue trash (cf. DRUG1) + …   Universalium

  • drugget — noun Etymology: Middle French droguet, diminutive of drogue trash, drug Date: 1580 1. a wool or partly wool fabric formerly used for clothing 2. a coarse durable cloth used chiefly as a floor covering 3. a rug having a cotton warp and a wool …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drugget — drug|get [ˈdrʌgıt] n [U and C] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: droguet, from drogue worthless material, drug ] rough heavy cloth used especially as a floor covering, or a piece of this cloth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drugget — coarse durable wool fabric Fabric and Cloth …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • drugget — n. rug made in India from coarse hair with jute or cotton; coarse durable wool fabric …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drugget — [ drʌgɪt] noun a floor covering made of a coarse woven fabric. Origin C16: from Fr. droguet, from drogue in the sense poor quality article …   English new terms dictionary

  • drugget — noun (C, U) rough heavy cloth used especially as a floor covering, or a piece of this material …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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