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velvet carpet

a carpet or rug of pile weave resembling Wilton. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Yes,” said Jenny, “and Aunt Easygo said it was an unusually good chance to get a velvet carpet.

    Household Papers and Stories Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • The hangings were handsome, the chairs luxurious, and his feet sunk deep in the nap of the velvet carpet.

    The Dude Wrangler Caroline Lockhart
  • There was a frou-frou of skirts upon the velvet carpet, and the next moment Iris Vincent's arms were about her.

    Pretty Madcap Dorothy Laura Jean Libbey
  • Their footsteps made no sound on the velvet carpet as they walked under the dim arches to the front seat.

    Four Days Hetty Hemenway
  • Underfoot was a smooth surface overlaid with a velvet carpet of dust which arose in languid puffs as he walked.

    The Defiant Agents Andre Alice Norton
  • The Boss stepped carefully over the velvet carpet to touch the walls of crisp verdure with gentle fingers.

    Freckles Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Quest rang again; the door opened; he gave his card to the servant, and stealthily followed him upstairs over the velvet carpet.

    The Danger Mark Robert W. Chambers
  • A velvet carpet of the accepted imperial color stretched from door to dais greatly facilitated the observances.

  • And of a sudden the girl dropped to her knees without a sound and laid her head on the velvet carpet at his feet.

    The Slayer Of souls Robert Chambers
  • They are great rounded hills, covered with close, thick turf, like a velvet carpet.

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