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drugget

Syllabification: drug·get
Pronunciation: /ˈdrəɡit
 
/

Definition of drugget in English:

noun

1.1A coarse fabric used for floor coverings.
Example sentences
  • They wore flannel shirts over loose-fitting pants fashioned of drugget.
  • The floor was scuffed and in need of polish, and a carpet that had been expensive and very beautiful three or four years ago served the purpose of a strip of drugget down the length of the room.

Origin

mid 16th century: from French droguet, from drogue in the sense 'poor-quality article'.

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