Brussels carpet


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Brussels carpet:

see carpetcarpet
or rug,
thick fabric, usually woolen (but often synthetic), commonly used today as a floor covering. Carpet Types and Modern Manufactures
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Brussels carpet

1. A carpet made of several colors of worsted yarn, fixed in backing of strong linen thread; the pile forms a pattern of uncut loops.
2. An inexpensive, single-colored substitute for the above.
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