Examples of rug in a Sentence
I accidentally spilled wine on the rug.
You could tell that he was wearing a rug.
Recent Examples of rug from the Web
Walking about the Delta King one is struck by the glass and brass fixtures, the plush rugs, the abundance of mahogany.
Our rug is balding along our daily paths, starkly revealing repetitive routines: back and forth to the coffee machine, to the couch, to the sink, to the couch.
My comforters, my rugs, my clock, candles lit everywhere.
Edwards said the boy was revived at the hospital after he was given additional doses of the rug, which can block or reverse the drowsiness, slowed breathing and loss of consciousness from an overdose of opioid drugs, such as heroin and fentanyl.
Instead, the pain had to be swept under the rug for more imminent trauma — one commonly felt in many of Chicago's deadliest neighborhoods.
Department Stores Nordstrom: up to 40 percent off designer clearance; up to 40 percent off select clothing, shoes and accessories (through June 5); 25 percent off select rugs for a limited time (through June 4)
This particular rug, made in about 1960, is approximately 6 1/2 by 11 feet, according to Strimple.
Entering a home with a bear skin rug is emasculating.
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Origin and Etymology of rug
Middle English *rug rag, tuft, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect rugga coarse rug, Old Norse rǫgg tuft
First Known Use: 1591See Words from the same year
RUG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rug for English Language Learners
: a piece of thick, heavy material that is used to cover usually a section of a floor
: a small wig that is usually worn by a man to cover a bald spot
: a blanket that you put over your lap and legs to keep them warm
RUG Defined for Kids
Definition of rug for Students
: a piece of thick heavy fabric usually with a nap or pile used especially as a floor covering
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