Definitions for kidderminster
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A type of two-ply carpet once manufactured in the town of the same name
A town in Worcestershire traditionally associated with the cloth trade, and the manufacture of carpets
Origin: From Kidderminster
a kind of ingrain carpeting, named from the English town where formerly most of it was manufactured
Kidderminster is a town in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England. It is located approximately seventeen miles south-west of Birmingham city centre and approximately fifteen miles north of Worcester city centre. The 2001 census recorded a population of 55,182 in the town. The town is twinned with Husum, Germany.
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in the N. of Worcester, 18 m. SW. of Birmingham; has been since 1735 noted for its carpets; manufactures also silk, paper, and leather; was the scene of Richard Baxter's labours as vicar, and the birthplace of Sir Rowland Hill.
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