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Axminster carpet

[aks-min-ster] /ˈæksˌmɪn stər/
a machine-made carpet having a cut pile and an intricate design of many colors.
Origin of Axminster carpet
First recorded in 1810-20; named after town in SW England where manufactured Unabridged
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Axminster carpet

a type of patterned carpet with a cut pile Often shortened to Axminster
Word Origin
after Axminster, in Devon, where such carpets are made
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