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A carpet with stiff backing and a soft, colorful cut pile usually arranged in a complex pattern.

[After Axminster, a town of southwest England.]
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Dutfield had several winners at the track as a trainer, while her husband was a great supporter of the course through his regular Axminster Carpets race sponsorships.
The Mill, which made Wilton and Axminster carpets, was demolished in 2002.
Joint administrator Benjamin Wiles said: "We are absolutely delighted to be able to announce that we have secured the future of Axminster Carpets, one of the best-known British brands, following the successful sale of the business and assets of the company to Axminster Carpets (2013).
With victories at Wincanton and Chepstow already to his credit in the last couple of months, the Tom George-trained stayer looks the answer to the Axminster Carpets Devon Marathon Handicap Chase over a stamina-sapping four miles at Exeter.
These include companies as diverse as ABB, Pedro Y Lopez, Axminster Carpets, King Koil, Serta, Renarte, ADA Cosmetics International GmbH, Systemfiltration, Interel, Technogym, Hypnos and Headline Technology Sponsor, Etisalat.
- Eva Kenwood, Chesterle-Street, County Durham ZENA SAYS: 2 Check out the Princetown collection by Axminster Carpets (, 01297 630650).
To ensure the store keeps up with the latest trends, Noel makes buying trips at least once a month, choosing from the very best, so that his customers have plenty of choice from leading manufactures such as Harrison Beds, Davinci, TCS, Alstons G Plan, Kaymed, Nolte Mobel, Rauch, Axminster Carpets, Corma Carpets, Cavalier, Ulster, Crowsons, Montgomery and Mostyns to name just a few.
Devonia Plains in Lighthouse Red, pounds 31psm, Axminster Carpets,
Not chandeliers in every room, Egyptian cotton sheets, Axminster carpets throughout, fine art hanging on the walls and custom-made furniture.
HUGHIE Morrison's Blue Java has a good opportunity to record his first win of 2008 in the Axminster Carpets Apprentice Handicap at Salisbury.
Hiswinning mount was the Brendan Powell- trained 25-1 shot Jemiliah in the closing Axminster Carpets Apprentice Handicap (Whips Shall Be Carried But No Used) over a mile.