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throw rug

n.
A small rug for covering a part of a floor. Also called scatter rug.

scat′ter rug`


n.
a small rug for random placement.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throw rug - a small rugthrow rug - a small rug; several can be used in a room
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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