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a. A heavy felted fabric usually of wool or wool and cotton, used as a floor covering.
b. A coarse rug of this fabric.
2. A fabric woven wholly or partly of wool, formerly used for clothing.
[French droguet, probably from drogue, drug, worthless object; see drug.]
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(Textiles) a coarse fabric used as a protective floor-covering, etc
[C16: from French droguet useless fabric, from drogue trash]
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1. a rug from India woven of coarse hair with cotton or jute.
2. a fabric woven wholly or partly of wool formerly used for clothing.
[1570–80; < Middle French droguet worthless stuff (textile)]
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