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Kidderminster

[kid-er-min-ster]
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noun
  1. an ingrain carpet 36 inches (91 cm) wide.

Origin of Kidderminster

First recorded in 1660–70; named after the town in Worcestershire, England, where it was first made
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Kidderminster

noun
  1. a town in W central England, in N Worcestershire on the River Stour: carpet industry. Pop: 55 610 (2001)
  2. a type of ingrain reversible carpet originally made at Kidderminster
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Word Origin and History for kidderminster

Kidderminster

type of carpet, 1832, named for the town in England where it was manufactured.

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