carpeting

Part of speech: noun

Material for carpets; carpets collectively.

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Usage examples "carpeting":

  1. It is possible that his suggestive indifference piqued and heightened the bargaining instincts of the woman, for she not only bought the skillet, but purchased a clock and a roll of carpeting. - "Susy, A Story of the Plains", Bret Harte.
  2. The carpenter had just put up a sign, which was covered over with a bit of carpeting. - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.
  3. Our friends, who lived seven years upon matting, contrived to give their parlor in winter an effect of warmth and color by laying down, in front of the fire, a large square of carpeting, say three breadths, four yards long. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.