Polish carpet

variants: or Polish rug

Definition of Polish carpet

1 : a Persian rug of the late 16th to 18th centuries having a silk pile and usually interwoven gold and silver threads
2 : a tapestry-woven rug in which some metal thread is used

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Polish carpet

Polish entry 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Polish carpet

Statistics for Polish carpet

Cite this Entry

“Polish carpet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polish%20carpet. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

Comments on Polish carpet

What made you want to look up Polish carpet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!