throw rug
noun Date: 1928 a rug of such a size that several can be used in a room

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • throw rug — ☆ throw rug n. SCATTER RUG * * * …   Universalium

  • throw rug — throw′ rug n. tex scatter rug • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • throw rug — ☆ throw rug n. SCATTER RUG …   English World dictionary

  • throw rug — throw ,rug noun count AMERICAN a small carpet that can be moved easily from room to room …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • throw rug — noun a small rug; several can be used in a room • Syn: ↑scatter rug • Hypernyms: ↑rug, ↑carpet, ↑carpeting * * * noun : scatter rug * * * throw rug …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw rug. — See scatter rug. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • throw rug — noun A scatter rug …   Wiktionary

  • throw rug. — See scatter rug. [1925 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • rug — [n1] carpet carpeting, floor covering, mat, matting, runner, shag*, tapestry, throw rug, wall to wall carpeting; concept 473 rug [n2] hairpiece false hair, hair extension, hair implant, hair weaving, toupee, wig; concept 392 …   New thesaurus

  • throw — v. & n. v.tr. (past threw; past part. thrown) 1 propel with some force through the air or in a particular direction. 2 force violently into a specified position or state (the ship was thrown on the rocks; threw themselves down). 3 compel suddenly …   Useful english dictionary

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