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
Carefully they explored the bushes, and surveyed each clump of tufted trees.Imogen
There is a fire of autumn colour in the tufted woods that embosom Fernilea.Angling Sketches
Sometimes she thought she was picking berries on the tufted coverlet.Little Prudy
The tip of its tail is tufted with black hair, which is rather long and bushy.Chatterbox, 1906
Aunt Charlotte finished them off at the wrists with a tufted border.The Twin Cousins
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)).