broadloom

adjective
broad·​loom | \ ˈbrȯd-ˌlüm How to pronounce broadloom (audio) \

Definition of broadloom

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: woven on a wide loom also : so woven in solid color

broadloom

noun

Definition of broadloom (Entry 2 of 2)

: a broadloom carpet

Examples of broadloom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In the 1950s and ’60s, my mother would go to the original shop, ABC Carpet, which was across the street at 881 Broadway, to buy broadloom. Reggie Nadelson, New York Times, "The New York Store Where Furniture Is Theater," 28 Oct. 2020 The culprit: inexpensive nylon broadloom that had given rise to tacky bicolor shags and multishaded, sculpted cut pile. Allison Duncan, WSJ, "Wall-to-Wall Carpet Is Back: Why Design Pros Love (and Hate) It," 22 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of broadloom

Adjective

1917, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Broadloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/broadloom. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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