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.

Origin of Wilton

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named after Wilton, town in Wiltshire, England

Also called Wilton carpet, Wilton rug.

Wilton

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[ wil-tn ]
/ ˈwɪl tn /

noun

a town in SW Connecticut.
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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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