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carpet slipper

a house slipper, especially one for men, made of carpet material.
Origin of carpet slipper
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A carpet slipper shot through the open door and landed in the dishpan; the other slipper disappeared mysteriously.

    Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower
  • A very old man leaned over, touching a cane-bottomed rocking chair with his carpet slipper.

    The Loves of Ambrose Margaret Vandercook
  • He would storm over the loss of a carpet slipper and smile blandly at the loss of a lawsuit.

    Cyrus Hall McCormick Herbert Newton Casson
  • The trunk resisted slightly and he lost one carpet slipper and considerable breath in the struggle.

    The Escape of Mr. Trimm Irvin S. Cobb
  • Red roses and sprays of sickly green vine formed the pattern of the carpet slipper.

  • Mrs. Doggett was suffering from a corn, which necessitated the use of a carpet slipper.

    The Tobacco Tiller Sarah Bell Hackley
British Dictionary definitions for carpet slipper

carpet slipper

one of a pair of slippers, originally one made with woollen uppers resembling carpeting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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