Axminster

noun

Ax·​min·​ster ˈaks-ˌmin(t)-stər How to pronounce Axminster (audio)
: a machine-woven carpet with pile tufts inserted mechanically in a variety of textures and patterns

Word History

Etymology

Axminster, town in England

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Axminster was in 1842

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“Axminster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Axminster. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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