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A rag rug is a small carpet made of old pieces of cloth stitched or woven together.

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  • rag rug — ☆ rag rug n. a rug made of rag strips woven or sewn together …   English World dictionary

  • rag rug — noun : a hand woven or machine woven rug made with a heavy cotton warp and a filling of rags torn into strips whose ends are tied or sewed together * * * a rug, often multicolored, made of rags or strips of fabric woven or stitched together.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rag rug — /ˈræg rʌg/ (say rag rug) noun a handcrafted rug, originally created out of necessity from oddments of discarded material or clothing …   Australian English dictionary

  • rag rug — a rug, often multicolored, made of rags or strips of fabric woven or stitched together. [1915 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • rag rug — noun a rug made from small strips of fabric hooked into or pushed through a material such as hessian …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rug making — is an ancient craft, and covers a variety of techniques. BraidedBraided rugs are made by using three or more strips of fabric, usually wool, folding the raw edges to the middle and braiding them together. For an oval rug the center braid should… …   Wikipedia

  • rug — n carpet, floor cover or covering, carpeting, wall to wall carpeting, indoor outdoor carpeting; broadloom, drugget, braided rug, hooked rug, rag rug, ingrain, rya; scatter rug, area rug, throw rug, runner; mat, doormat, welcome mat, bathmat …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • rug — 1550s, coarse fabric, of Scandinavian origin, Cf. Norw. dial. rugga coarse coverlet, from O.N. rogg shaggy tuft, perhaps related to RAG (Cf. rag) and perhaps also ROUGH (Cf. rough). Sense evolved to coverlet, wrap (1590s), then mat for the floor… …   Etymology dictionary

  • rug — ► NOUN 1) a small carpet. 2) chiefly Brit. a thick woollen blanket. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. a toupee or wig. ● pull the rug out from under Cf. ↑pull the rug out from under ORIGIN probably Scandinavi …   English terms dictionary

  • Rag — Rag, n. [OE. ragge, probably of Scand, origin; cf. Icel. r[ o]gg a tuft, shagginess, Sw. ragg rough hair. Cf. {Rug}, n.] 1. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered piece of cloth; a shred; a tatter; a fragment. [1913 Webster] Cowls, hoods, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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