carpet tack

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noun

a flat-headed tack used especially to tack down carpets.

Nearby words

  1. carpet plot,
  2. carpet shark,
  3. carpet slipper,
  4. carpet snake,
  5. carpet sweeper,
  6. carpet tile,
  7. carpet tiles,
  8. carpet, magic,
  9. carpet-bomb,
  10. carpet-sweeper

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Examples from the Web for carpet tack

  • The corner of this picture being lifted, disclosed a small key, hung over the head of a carpet-tack driven into the wall.

    Phaeton Rogers|Rossiter Johnson