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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strip of floor covering for laying on steps

Usage examples (40)
  • The moss, so rich, deep, soft, and earthily fragrant, was a springy stair-carpet of a steep stairway.
  • He fits right in, even with the stair-carpet: He is so bold and unafraid, and such a cuddly, soppy thing.
  • "Confess, now," said I, looking at them, "have you not had secret designs on the hall - and stair-carpet?"
  • I wasn't going to wait for a crowd, so I out with the stair-carpet and bowled it open all along the pavement. for more
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