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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

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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
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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
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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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