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Meaning of “rug” in the English Dictionary

"rug" in British English

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rugnoun [C]

uk   us   /rʌɡ/
B1 a ​piece of ​thickheavyclothsmaller than a ​carpet, used for ​covering the ​floor or for ​decoration: My ​dogloveslying on the rug in ​front of the ​fire. a ​softcover that ​keeps you ​warm or ​comfortable slang for toupée

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(Definition of rug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rug" in American English

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rugnoun [C]

 us   /rʌɡ/
a ​shapedpiece of ​thickcloth for ​coveringpart of a ​floor: The rug we ​bought for the living-room has a ​beautifulred and ​goldpattern.
(Definition of rug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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