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New Zealand rug Line breaks: New Zea|land rug

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Definition of New Zealand rug in English:

noun

A strong waterproof rug for a horse, used during the winter.
Example sentences
  • Mrs Grooby presented a New Zealand rug with a ‘poutama’ pattern to the National President.
  • Not too long ago heavy, stiff fabrics - such as waxed canvas-made New Zealand rugs and jute - were the norm.
  • I have just bought him a New Zealand rug as I am worried he is not producing enough grease to keep himself warm.

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