Entry from British & World English dictionary
A strong waterproof rug for a horse, used during the winter.
- 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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