drugget

noun
drug·​get | \ ˈdrə-gət How to pronounce drugget (audio) \

Definition of drugget

1 : a wool or partly wool fabric formerly used for clothing
2 : a coarse durable cloth used chiefly as a floor covering
3 : a rug having a cotton warp and a wool filling

First Known Use of drugget

1564, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for drugget

Middle French droguet, diminutive of drogue trash, drug

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“Drugget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drugget. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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