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).
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Origin of Brussels carpet
First recorded in 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for brussels carpet
a worsted carpet with a heavy pile formed by uncut loops of wool on a linen warp
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