drugget n : a rug made of a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling
EtymologyFrom droguet, from drogue, from droog, from .
- An inexpensive coarse woolen cloth, used as a covering for finer carpets, as a layer between the carpet and the floor, or as a cheap floor covering on its own.
- A floor covering made of drugget.
Formerly, a drugget was a sort of cheap stuff, very thin and narrow, usually made of wool, or half wool and half silk or linen; it may have been corded or plain, and was usually plain. The term is now applied to a coarse fabric having a cotton warp and a wool filling, used for rugs, tablecloths, etc.