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[ druhg-it ]
/ ˈdrʌg ɪt /


Also called India drugget. a rug from India of coarse hair with cotton or jute.
a fabric woven wholly or partly of wool, used for clothing.

Nearby words

drug tetanus, drug-driver, drug-driving, drug-fast, drugged-out, drugget, druggie, druggist, druggy, drugless, druglord

Origin of drugget

1570–80; < Middle French droguet worthless stuff (textile), equivalent to drogue trash (cf. drug1) + -et -et Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for drugget


/ (ˈdrʌɡɪt) /


a coarse fabric used as a protective floor-covering, etc

Word Origin for drugget

C16: from French droguet useless fabric, from drogue trash
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