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Kidderminster

[kid-er-min-ster] /ˈkɪd ərˌmɪn stər/
noun
1.
an ingrain carpet 36 inches (91 cm) wide.
Origin of Kidderminster
1660-1670
1660-70; named after the town in Worcestershire, England, where it was first made
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Kidderminster

/ˈkɪdəˌmɪnstə/
noun
1.
a town in W central England, in N Worcestershire on the River Stour: carpet industry. Pop: 55 610 (2001)
2.
a type of ingrain reversible carpet originally made at Kidderminster
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Word Origin and History for Kidderminster

type of carpet, 1832, named for the town in England where it was manufactured.

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