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Wilton carpet

Definition:

a carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

Wilton carpets

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Wilton

Etymology:

Wilton, the name of a town in southern England, noted for the manufacture of ...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Random House Dictionary:

Wilton | Wilton carpet [synonym, sense-specific] | Wilton rug [synonym, sense-specific]

a carpet woven like Brussels carpet, on a Jacquard loom but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile. | "Wilton" : a town in southwestern ... (26 of 42 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/wilton

New World Dictionary:

Wilton | Wilton carpet

a kind of carpet with a velvety pile of cut loops (11 of 30 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/wilton

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Wilton [England, United Kingdom]

town, administrative and historic county of Wiltshire, Eng. The town is internationally known for its carpets. The Royal Carpet Factory was built ... (22 of 63 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/644855​/Wilton

Wikipedia:

Wilton [disambiguation]

may refer to: Wilton, Cumbria, a place in the county of Cumbria | Wilton, Herefordshire, a village in south Herefordshire | Wilton, North Yorkshire, a place in the county of North Yorkshire | Wilton, Redcar and Cleveland, a place in the borough of... (40 of 444 words, 46 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Wilton

Collins Dictionary:

Wilton

a kind of carpet with a close velvet pile of cut loops (12 of 367 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/wilton

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Wilton

town (1991 population: 4,005), Wiltshire, southern central England. Carpets have been made in Wilton for centuries. Felt and farm machinery are other ... (22 of 92 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/world​/A​0852408​.html

Wilton

town (1990 population: 15,989), Fairfield co., southwestern Connecticut; settled about 1701, inc. 1802. It's a residential town with electronic ... (19 of 26 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/us​/A​0852409​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

Wilton | a woven carpet resembling a Brussels carpet but with a velvet pile [in full]

a woven carpet resembling a Brussels carpet but with a velvet pile (12 of 49 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Wilton

Merriam-Webster:

Wilton

a carpet woven with loops like the Brussels carpet but having a velvet cut pile and being generally of better materials (21 of 36 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/wilton

American Heritage Dictionary:

Wilton

A carpet woven on a jacquard loom and having a velvety surface formed by the cut loops of a pile. (20 of 32 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/wilton

Wiktionary:

Wilton | Wiltons [plural]

A type of carpet, originally made in the town of Wilton. (11 of 15 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Wilton

Macmillan British Dictionary:

rug [countable] | rugs [plural] | pull the rug out from under someone

a small carpet that covers part of a floor | [British] a cloth made of wool that you use to keep yourself warm | [humorous] a toupee | "pull the rug ... (28 of 90 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/rug

Cambridge Dictionary:

rug

a piece of thick heavy cloth smaller than a carpet, used for covering the floor or for decoration | a soft cover that keeps you warm or comfortable | ... (27 of 47 words, 3 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/rug

Encarta Dictionary:

Wilton

carpet with a thick velvety pile (6 of 26 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861713415​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

Wilton | a woven carpet resembling a Brussels carpet but with a velvet pile [in full]

First use: late 18th century

Origin: Wilton, the name of a town in southern England, noted for the manufacture of carpets

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Wilton

New World Dictionary:

Wilton

Origin: after Wilton, city in southern England, where it was first made

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/wilton

Collins Dictionary:

Wilton

First use: 18th century

Origin: named after Wilton, Wiltshire, noted for carpet manufacture

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/wilton

American Heritage Dictionary:

Wilton

Origin: After Wilton, a municipal borough of south-central England.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/wilton

Merriam-Webster:

Wilton

First use: 1774

Origin: Wilton, borough in England

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/wilton

Encarta Dictionary:

Wilton

First use: Late 18th century

Origin: After a town in Wiltshire, England

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861713415​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Wilton

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Wilton"

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the Free Dictionary:

Wilton

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Wilton"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Wilton"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Wilton" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

Wilton | Wiltons [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "Wilton"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Wilton

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Wilton"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=wilton​01 word=Wilton

YourDictionary Audio:

Wilton

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Wilton" by speech synthesizer

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