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rug

 (rŭg)
n.
1. A floor covering consisting of a piece of heavy fabric, especially one that does not cover the floor's entire surface.
2. An animal skin used as a floor covering.
3. Chiefly British A piece of thick, warm fabric or fur used as a coverlet or lap robe.
4. Slang A toupee.

[Of Scandinavian origin.]
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rug

(rʌɡ)
n
1. (Textiles) a floor covering, smaller than a carpet and made of thick wool or of other material, such as an animal skin
2. (Textiles) chiefly Brit a blanket, esp one used as a wrap or lap robe for travellers
3. (Clothing & Fashion) slang a wig
4. pull the rug out from under to betray, expose, or leave defenceless
[C16: from Scandinavian; compare Norwegian rugga, Swedish rugg coarse hair. See rag1]
ˈrugˌlike adj

RUG

abbreviation for
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rug

(rʌg)

n.
1. a piece of thick fabric for covering part of a floor, often having a design. Compare carpet.
2. the treated skin of an animal, used as a floor covering: a bear rug.
3. Chiefly Brit. a piece of thick, warm cloth, used as a coverlet, lap robe, etc.
4. Slang. a toupee; hairpiece.
[1545–55; < Old Norse rǫgg wool, long hairs; compare Norwegian rugga covering of coarse wool, Swedish rugg coarse hair]
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Rug

 a torn-off portion; a “haul” of something; a catch.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
broadloom - a carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams
Brussels carpet - a carpet with a strong linen warp and a heavy pile of colored woolen yarns drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern
drugget - a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
edging - border consisting of anything placed on the edge to finish something (such as a fringe on clothing or on a rug)
floor cover, floor covering - a covering for a floor
flying carpet - (Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish to go
furnishing - (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable
hearthrug - a rug spread out in front of a fireplace
Kurdistan - an oriental rug woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability
nammad, numdah, numdah rug - an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt
prayer mat, prayer rug - a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions
red carpet - a strip of red carpeting laid down for dignitaries to walk on
runner - a long narrow carpet
scatter rug, throw rug - a small rug; several can be used in a room
stair-carpet - a strip of carpet for laying on stairs
Wilton, Wilton carpet - a carpet woven on a Jacquard loom with loops like a Brussels carpet but having the loops cut to form a close velvety pile
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rug

noun
1. mat, runner, carpet, hearthrug A Persian rug covered the floor.
2. blanket, throw, wrap, coverlet The old lady had a rug over her knees.
3. wig, hairpiece, toupee He's either wearing a rug or he's got a hamster on his head. see carpets and rugs
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Translations
بَطّانِيَّهسُجَادَهسَجَّادَة
kobereckoberečekplédrohož
tæppeplaid
pieni matto
sag
pléd
gólfmottateppi, ábreiîa
ラグ
양탄자
kilimėlispledas
grīdsegapleds
koberček
preproga
matta
พรมผืนเล็ก
thảm nhỏ

rug

[rʌg] N
1. (= floor-mat) → alfombrilla f, tapete m
to pull the rug from under sb or sb's feetmover la silla para que algn se caiga
2. (esp Brit) (= wrap) → manta f
travel(ling) rugmanta f de viaje
3. (= wig) → peluquín m
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rug

[ˈrʌg] n
(on floor)tapis m
a Persian rug → un tapis persan
to pull the rug from under sb, to pull the rug from under sb's feet (= abandon) → retirer son soutien à qn, lâcher qn
(British) (= blanket) → couverture f
a tartan rug → une couverture écossaise, un plaid
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rug

n
Teppich m; (esp rectangular) → Läufer m; (valuable) → Brücke f; (bedside) → (Bett)vorleger m; fireside rugKaminvorleger m; to pull the rug from under somebody (fig)jdm den Boden unter den Füßen wegziehen
(= blanket)(Woll)decke f
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rug

[rʌg] n (floor mat) → tappeto; (bedside rug) → scendiletto; (travelling rug) → coperta (da viaggio); (in tartan) → plaid m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rug

(rag) noun
1. a mat for the floor; a small carpet.
2. (also ˈtravelling-rug) a thick usually patterned blanket for keeping one warm when travelling.
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rug

سَجَّادَة koberec tæppe Teppich χαλάκι alfombra pieni matto tapis sag tappeto ラグ 양탄자 tapijt teppe pled tapete ковер matta พรมผืนเล็ก kilim thảm nhỏ 小地毯
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References in classic literature ?
It happened she had once had a big blue bear for a pet; but the bear choked to death on a fishbone one day, and she loved it so dearly that Dyna made a rug of its skin, leaving the head and four paws on the hide.
"Well," continued the Tin Woodman, "the old woman had an idea that the Powder in the bottle must be moth-powder, because it smelled something like moth-powder; so one day she sprinkled it on her bear rug to keep the moths out of it.
"He waked me up, damn him, and said he'd look in again." And pulling up the rug he flung himself back on the pillow.
Vronsky, have a drink?" said Petritsky, getting up and wrapping the tiger-skin rug round him.
Now, as this room wanted the conveniency of a closet, Molly had, to supply that defect, nailed up an old rug against the rafters of the house, which enclosed a little hole where her best apparel, such as the remains of that sack which we have formerly mentioned, some caps, and other things with which she had lately provided herself, were hung up and secured from the dust.
'And what did DINAH turn to, I wonder?' she prattled on, as she settled comfortably down, with one elbow in the rug, and her chin in her hand, to watch the kittens.
Another was, that in houses where he got friendly, he was given to stretch himself at full length on the rug while he talked, and was apt to be discovered in this attitude by occasional callers for whom such an irregularity was likely to confirm the notions of his dangerously mixed blood and general laxity.
Sit thee down on th' rug a bit young Mester an' give me thy orders."
My bedding lay upon a rug stretched directly upon the warm sand.
On a thick green rug stretched in front of the fireplace, a fox terrier lay blinking at the wood fire.
"Please put me in my chair," she said to him, holding out her rug and cushion.
To the sleeping rugs of the dead raider he drew the corpse, then he fumbled about in the darkness until he had found Mohammed Beyd's revolver.