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throw rug

n.
A small rug for covering a part of a floor. Also called scatter rug.
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scat′ter rug`


n.
a small rug for random placement.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.throw rug - a small rugthrow rug - a small rug; several can be used in a room
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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Geo floral rug, grey, from PS95-PS250, Next A lovely addition to any plush pad, this throw rug has enough detailing to make it interesting without grabbing all the attention.
Geo floral rug, grey, from PS95-PS250, Next A lovely addition to any plush this throw rug has enough detailing to make it interesting without grabbing all the attention.
With enough time to work the skin, you can produce a heck of a soft throw rug that looks and feels very cool.
1 Take your dog to a bed, mat, carpet square, or throw rug you have obtained for this purpose, say "place," "go to bed" (or whatever word or phrase you plan to use).
A throw rug is a great way to accent (or cover up) the floor in just about any room in the house.
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I had mowed down some weeds at the edge of the lawn for her, but that whole first day, she routinely rejected this spot, "held it" until I took her inside, and then, despite the fact my flooring is largely tile and wood, found a throw rug or a tanned animal hide somewhere.
Despite assurances to the groom that there will be "no swearing and no nudity", Hound dances naked on a river bank, cusses like a trooper and gets very friendly with an expensive throw rug. He's an appealing narrator, who responds to one girl's compliment that he is a good listener by confiding: "Compassion is nature's way of helping ugly men find a partner."
Most of the time, you can simply set your new exterior door frame directly on the sub-floor and the door will easily clear carpeting or a throw rug. But if you're replacing an old door with a thick sill, or if the floor will be built up with tile, thick carpet or an extra layer of wood, you could have a problem.
A Just because your parents own leather couches does not mean cats are a no-go pet as any cat can be trained to not go on them using a well-aimed spray of water or consider using a throw rug to keep the leather protected.