Definition of Turkish carpet in English:

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Turkish carpet

(also Turkish rug)


A rug woven in Turkey in a traditional fashion, typically with a bold colored design and thick wool pile, or made elsewhere in this style.
Example sentences
  • Feldman was fascinated by the designs in Turkish rugs.
  • Composed as if paintings and then specially crafted as traditional Turkish carpets, her striking compositions shift attention from eye to floor level.
  • Thick Turkish carpets covered the sandy soil underfoot, and the walls were painted a cheery turquoise.

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Syllabification: Turk·ish car·pet

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