a bulky, coarse fabric with a full nap, used as a floor covering.

Origin of rugging

First recorded in 1855–60; rug + -ing1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rugging

Historical Examples of rugging

  • She rose and pushed her rugging frame into a corner of the kitchen.


    Anna Balmer Myers

  • Her friends and she were much together, quilting, rugging, comparing notes on the garden.


    Anna Balmer Myers