What does the word mat mean?

Usage examples for mat

  1. The stairs were blocked by the trunk which Hilda had left on the stair- mat for the cabman to deal with. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  2. Sneferu's wife was a certain Mertitefs, who bore him a son, Nefer- mat, and after his death became the wife of his successor. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  3. She had shut herself, with a sounding bang, into the little bedroom where she and Mary slept, and flung herself upon the mat before the bed. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith