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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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(ˈdrʌg ɪt)

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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Noun1.drugget - a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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References in classic literature ?
When everything was nearly ready and only the reins had to be adjusted, Nikita sent the other man to the shed for some straw and to the barn for a drugget.
In the orchestra stalls, the drugget covering them looked like an angry sea, whose glaucous waves had been suddenly rendered stationary by a secret order from the storm phantom, who, as everybody knows, is called Adamastor.
This carpet was a small square drugget in the centre of the room, surrounded by a broad expanse of beautiful, old-fashioned wood-flooring in square blocks, highly polished.
of Messieurs John Drugget and company, at fourteen days, which doubt
There were one or two chairs placed behind a red drugget curtain, where adventurous spirits led their partners later in the evening.
But it is hard to match gray drugget. I like scarlet for that.
Don't you see what confounded work you're making of the carpet?' (the carpet was a plain brown drugget).
He sank down, his hair hanging over his face, and pressed his head, already going bald in front, to the cold damp strip of drugget on the draughty floor.
Then there was a bright drugget over the faded carpet, the little rocking-chair and sewing-table stood at one window, the ivy ran all over the other, and hid the banqueting performances which went on in that corner.
A small morsel of drugget was on the floor; and a large deposit of soot was on the ceiling.
A book-case filled with dingy medical works, and ornamented at the top with a skull, in place of the customary bust; a large deal table copiously splashed with ink; wooden chairs of the sort that are seen in kitchens and cottages; a threadbare drugget in the middle of the floor; a sink of water, with a basin and waste-pipe roughly let into the wall, horribly suggestive of its connection with surgical operations-- comprised the entire furniture of the room.