scatter rug


noun

a small rug, placed on the floor in front of a chair, under a table, etc.

Nearby words

  1. scatoscopy,
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  6. scatter shot,
  7. scatter-gun,
  8. scatteration,
  9. scatterbrain,
  10. scatterbrained

Origin of scatter rug

First recorded in 1930–35

Also called throw rug.

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British Dictionary definitions for scatter rug

scatter rug

noun

a small rug used to cover a limited area
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