Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also shagpile carpet)
Carpet with a long, rough pile.
- It was too posh - gold chandeliers, shagpile carpet, the room as big as the ground floor of my house.
- Two $1,000 cheques fluttered on to my shagpile when I opened one of my three Christmas cards just before the festivities kicked off.
- We walk upstairs on a moth-eaten cream shagpile.
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