Definition of Brussels carpet in English:

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Brussels carpet

Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌs(ə)lz/


A carpet with a heavy woollen pile and a strong linen back.
Example sentences
  • The Nicollet, with its lace curtains, Brussels carpets, mirrored parlors, and elegant furniture, all made in Minneapolis, went on to become one of the most prominent landmarks of the city.
  • Wilton carpet is a short-weave carpet with a sheared pile that gives it a velvet texture, as opposed to Brussels carpet, which is unsheared.
  • It was integral and uniform, and its patterns were as obvious and as artless as the patterns in its Brussels carpets.

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