Brussels carpet

noun
Brus·​sels carpet | \ ˈbrə-səlz- How to pronounce Brussels carpet (audio) \

Definition of Brussels carpet

: a carpet made of colored worsted yarns first fixed in a foundation web of strong linen thread and then drawn up in loops to form the pattern

First Known Use of Brussels carpet

1799, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Brussels carpet

Brussels, Belgium

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