drugget

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Middle French droguet, diminutive of drogue trash, drug

First Known Use

1564, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of drugget was in 1564

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Cite this Entry

“Drugget.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drugget. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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