drugget

Part of speech: noun

A coarse woolen fabric for rugs and the like.

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Usage examples "drugget":

  1. But where Lynette chose to sit was on the cheap drugget that covered the beeswaxed boards, with her squirrel- coloured hair and soft cheek pressed against the black serge habit. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  2. A manufactory has been established for coarse woollen blanketing or rugs, and coarse linen called drugget; a linen of a very good quality has also been produced, which has been disposed of to settlers, etc. - "The Present Picture of New South Wales (1811)", David Dickinson Mann.
  3. A large table amply covered with writing materials, and a few chairs, were its sole furniture, except the grey drugget that covered the floor, and a muddy mezzotinto of the Duke of Wellington that adorned its cold walls. - "Coningsby", Benjamin Disraeli.