Origin of tufted
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of tuft
Examples from the Web for tufted
Contemporary Examples of tufted
There are oversized chandeliers, lots of tufted red-velvet upholstery and some damask wallpaper.
There is a cozy clubroom with a pool table and a tufted leather couch.
Historical Examples of tufted
The only other beast that I can think of at this moment which has tufted ears is the lynx.Concerning Animals and Other Matters
E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
Sometimes she thought she was picking berries on the tufted coverlet.Little Prudy
With a darning needle threaded with blue cotton or silk the mattress can be tufted here and there.The Child's Rainy Day Book
As far as the eye could reach, tufted plumes of smoke and steam wafted away on the April breeze.The Air Trust
George Allan England
Similar to those of the Tufted Titmouse, but weaker and less varied.Color Key to North American Birds
Frank M. Chapman
Word Origin for tuft
late 14c., perhaps from Old French touffe "tuft of hair," either from Late Latin tufa "a kind of crest on a helmet" (also found in Late Greek toupha), or from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German zopf, Old Norse toppr "tuft, summit;" see top (n.1)).