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English definition of “rug”

rug

noun [C]     /rʌɡ/
B1 a piece of thick heavy cloth smaller than a carpet, used for covering the floor or for decoration: My dog loves lying on the rug in front of the fire.Carpets, rugs and other floor coverings a soft cover that keeps you warm or comfortableCarpets, rugs and other floor coverings slang for toupéeHair
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