Oriental rug

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  1. a rug or carpet woven usually in Asia and characterized by hand-knotted pile.

Origin of Oriental rug

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby Oriental rug

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How to use Oriental rug in a sentence

  • Mrs. French made a splendid addition to the room in a large Oriental rug that Doctor Joe valued more highly as the years went on.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago | Amanda Millie Douglas
  • It is to the tent-dwellers of the world, however, that we apparently owe the Oriental rug.

    Influences of Geographic Environment | Ellen Churchill Semple
  • "Why, this carpet," cried Shin Shira, pointing excitedly to a very quaint-looking Oriental rug in the corner of the window.

    The Mysterious Shin Shira | George Edward Farrow
  • An Oriental rug of dazzling medallion pattern was on the newly polished floor.

    The Root of Evil | Thomas Dixon
  • The boy sat on a small Oriental rug, and by his side stood a very peculiar lamp.

    Everychild | Louis Dodge