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Wilton

1

[ wil-tn ]

noun

  1. a carpet woven like Brussels carpet, on a Jacquard loom but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile.


Wilton

2

[ wil-tn ]

noun

  1. a town in SW Connecticut.

Wilton

/ ˈwɪltən /

noun

  1. a kind of carpet with a close velvet pile of cut loops


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Wilton1

Named after Wilton, town in Wiltshire, England

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Wilton1

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

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Example Sentences

Inside the Wilton clean room, Whelan gave me a peek at their high-NA EUV machine.

Here in Wilton, the glass-and-metal module that Whelan and his team are building is particularly critical.

HIltiInstead of wood or plastic, the handles on Wilton’s Bash Sledges are reinforced with steel.

The gold of The Wilton Diptych is actual gold leaf, applied right on the painting.

Other attempts with Wilton North and Chevy Chase also bombed.

So, where does that leave Isobel (Penelope Wilton) in this battle of wills?

The housekeeper to the great Lord Wilton, was honour enough to satisfy her moderate ambition.

In one respect it was more fortunate than the neighbouring nunneries at Shaftesbury, Wilton, and Amesbury.

You can't go against that, as I told Major Wilton—that's our people's warden—in the sacristy.

Sir Wilton was courteous to most women, especially such as had no claim upon him, but cherished respect for none.

Sir Wilton himself was in town, and had been for the last six months, preferring London and his club to Mortgrange and his wife.

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