Kidderminster carpet
noun see Kidderminster I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Kidderminster carpet — noun a reversible carpet made of two cloths of different colours woven together. Origin C17: named after Kidderminster in Worcestershire, a centre of carpet making …   English new terms dictionary

  • kidderminster carpet — n. a carpet made of two cloths of different colours woven together so that the carpet is reversible. Etymology: Kidderminster in S. England …   Useful english dictionary

  • kidderminster carpet — n. ingrain carpet which was originally manufactured in Kidderminster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kidderminster — ˈkidə(r)ˌminztə(r), n(t)st noun or kidderminster carpet ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Kidderminster, borough in Worcester county, England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kidderminster — I. noun Etymology: Kidderminster, England Date: 1836 an ingrain carpet called also Kidderminster carpet II. geographical name town W central England SW of Birmingham population 51,261 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kidderminster — [kid′ər min΄stər] n. a kind of ingrain or reversible carpet, originally made at Kidderminster, England …   English World dictionary

  • Kidderminster — type of carpet, 1832, named for the town in England where it was manufactured …   Etymology dictionary

  • Kidderminster — Coordinates: 52°23′19″N 2°14′56″W / 52.3885°N 2.2490°W / 52.3885; 2.2490 …   Wikipedia

  • kidderminster — n. ingrain carpet which was originally manufactured in Kidderminster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Kidderminster — /kid euhr min steuhr/, n. an ingrain carpet 36 in. (91 cm) wide. [1660 70; named after the town in Worcestershire, England, where it was first made] * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       town, Wyre Forest district, administrative and historic… …   Universalium

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