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shagpile Line breaks: shag|pile
Pronunciation: /ˈʃaɡpʌɪl/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also shagpile carpet)

Definition of shagpile in English:


[mass noun]
Carpet with a long, rough pile.
Example sentences
  • 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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