rug, carpet, carpeting(noun)
floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
A small covering for a floor.
Note that rug and carpet are not synonymous; rug covers part of the floor, a carpet covers most or a large area of the floor; a fitted carpet runs wall-to-wall.
A (usually thick) piece of fabric used for warmth (especially on a bed); a blanket.
A wig; hairpiece.
Plural form of ruga.
a kind of coarse, heavy frieze, formerly used for garments
a piece of thick, nappy fabric, commonly made of wool, -- used for various purposes, as for covering and ornamenting part of a bare floor, for hanging in a doorway as a potiere, for protecting a portion of carpet, for a wrap to protect the legs from cold, etc
a rough, woolly, or shaggy dog
to pull roughly or hastily; to plunder; to spoil; to tear
Origin: [Cf. Sw. rugg entanglend hair, ruggig rugged, shaggy, probably akin to E. rough. See Rough, a.]
A rug, blanket, or coat is a covering or garment made by humans to protect their pets from the elements, as in a horse rug or dog coat. Rugs are also used to protect the pelage of show animals, particularly if the wool or fleece is to be judged, as in alpaca fleece sent to an agricultural show, where it would be desirable to have the wool free from dirt and debris.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rug, n. a coarse, rough woollen cloth or coverlet: a soft, woolly mat: a cover for a bed: a blanket or coverlet: a covering for the floor: a travelling robe: a rough, shaggy dog: a kind of strong liquor.—n. Rug′ging, heavy napped cloth for rugs: a coarse cloth for horse-boots. [Scand., Sw. rugg; cf. Rough.]
rug, v.t. (Scot.) to pull roughly.—n. a tug.—Get a rug, to get a haul at something desirable.
rug, adj. (prov.) snug: warm.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'RUG' in Nouns Frequency: #2404
The numerical value of RUG in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of RUG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You can go with a seagrass rug instead of a wool rug and still have a wonderful room.
I feel like the rug has been pulled out from under me, this has been my life for 15 years. And it's tough.
I feel like they [ Tabuk police ] are covering something up, we just do n’t want to see this go away and be swept under the rug.
We won't be able to deal with this subject by always brushing the dust under the rug, at some point the dust gets thicker than the rug.
I think the way to move forward with something like this is to keep it in our conversations, not sweep it under the rug after a few weeks.
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- tæppe, måtteDanish
- Brücke, TeppichGerman
- tapiŝeto, matoEsperanto
- alfombrilla, alfombra, tapeteSpanish
- tappetino, tappetoItalian
- tapetinho, tapetePortuguese
- ћилим, тепих, ćilim, tepihSerbo-Croatian
- قالیچہ, غالیچہUrdu
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