Wil·​ton ˈwil-tᵊn How to pronounce Wilton (audio)
: a carpet woven with loops like the Brussels carpet but having a velvet cut pile and being generally of better materials

Word History


Wilton, borough in England

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Wilton was in 1774

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“Wilton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wilton. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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