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Wilton1

[wil-tn]
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noun
  1. a carpet woven like Brussels carpet, on a Jacquard loom but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile.
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Origin of Wilton1

named after Wilton, town in Wiltshire, England
Also called Wilton carpet, Wilton rug.

Wilton2

[wil-tn]
noun
  1. a town in SW Connecticut.
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Wilton

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

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