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tuft

1. a small clump of trees or bushes
2. (formerly) a gold tassel on the cap worn by titled undergraduates at English universities

tuft

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Shaw continues to grow by acquisition and in 2003 acquired Georgia Tufters and the North Georgia operations of the Dixie Group.
Worcester Road has been re-equipped and we bought five of the latest high-speed tufters from the United States.
Another problem with getting needlepunched carpeting accepted has been the resistance by tufters.
The brand combined the lines of Shaw Rugs and Georgia Tufters, the maker of chenille bedspreads, washable bath and scatter rugs that Shaw had acquired earlier in the year.
But his interest could be rekindled by trying the winter game and he is worth keeping an eye on in the Tufters Maiden Hurdle.
Although volumes are not readily available, there are at least twice as many needlepunched floor covering producers in Latin America as there are tufters.
Osman, from Tufters Fold, Bailiff Bridge, was inspired to take on the gruelling 26-mile challenge to raise money for Sense, the national deafblind charity, after reading about their work and following previous fundraising for children with sensory deprivation.
This year, Shaw combined its showrooms in New York, bringing Shaw Living, Bretlin and the most recently acquired Georgia Tufters together in one setting.