Ingrain carpet
Ingrain In"grain` (?; 277), a. [Pref. in- in + grain kermes. See {Engrain}, {Grain}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Dyed with grain, or kermes. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance. [1913 Webster]

{Ingrain carpet}, a double or two-ply carpet.

{Triple ingrain carpet}, a three-ply carpet. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Triple ingrain carpet — Ingrain In grain (?; 277), a. [Pref. in in + grain kermes. See {Engrain}, {Grain}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Dyed with grain, or kermes. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Dyed before manufacture, said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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