drugget

[ druhg-it ]
/ ˈdrʌg ɪt /

noun

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.

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Origin of drugget

1570–80; < Middle French droguet worthless stuff (textile), equivalent to drogue trash (cf. drug1) + -et -et
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British Dictionary definitions for drugget

drugget
/ (ˈdrʌɡɪt) /

noun

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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