Brussels carpet

  1. a carpet made with three-ply or four-ply worsted yarn drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern over the entire surface (body Brussels ), or made of worsted or woolen yarns on which a pattern is printed (tapestry Brussels ).

Origin of Brussels carpet

First recorded in 1790–1800

Words Nearby Brussels carpet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Brussels carpet in a sentence

  • She squirmed and wriggled and counted the big white medallions in the crimson body-Brussels carpet.

    Chicken Little Jane | Lily Munsell Ritchie

British Dictionary definitions for Brussels carpet

Brussels carpet

  1. a worsted carpet with a heavy pile formed by uncut loops of wool on a linen warp

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