Rug meaning

rŭg
The definition of a rug is a woven piece of heavy fabric used to cover part of a floor, or is slang for a toupee.

An example of a rug is a large floor covering under a dining table and chairs.

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A floor covering consisting of a piece of heavy fabric, especially one that does not cover the floor's entire surface.
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An animal skin used as a floor covering.
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A piece of thick, warm fabric or fur used as a coverlet or lap robe.
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A toupee.
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A piece of thick, often napped fabric, woven strips of rag, an animal skin, etc. used as a floor covering: usually distinguished from carpet in being a single piece of definite shape, not intended to cover the entire floor.
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A toupee.
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A partial covering for a floor.
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(UK, Australia) A (usually thick) piece of fabric used for warmth (especially on a bed); a blanket.
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A kind of coarse, heavy frieze, formerly used for clothing.
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A rough, woolly, or shaggy dog.
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(slang) A wig; a hairpiece.
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(Scotland) To pull roughly or hastily; to plunder; to spoil; to tear.

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Origin of rug

  • Of Scandinavian origin
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Origin uncertain; compare Swedish rugg (“rough entangled hair"), Old Norse rogg, English rough.
    From Wiktionary