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Wilton

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[ wil-tn ]
/ ˈwɪl tn /
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noun
a carpet woven like Brussels carpet, on a Jacquard loom but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile.
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Also called Wilton carpet, Wilton rug .

Origin of Wilton

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Named after Wilton, town in Wiltshire, England

Other definitions for Wilton (2 of 2)

Wilton2
[ wil-tn ]
/ ˈwɪl tn /

noun
a town in SW Connecticut.
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British Dictionary definitions for Wilton

Wilton
/ (ˈwɪltən) /

noun
a kind of carpet with a close velvet pile of cut loops

Word Origin for Wilton

C18: named after Wilton, Wiltshire, noted for carpet manufacture
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