One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A rug woven in Turkey in a traditional fashion, typically with a bold coloured design and thick wool pile, or made elsewhere in this style.
- ‘Be careful if you're thinking of buying a Turkish carpet.’
- ‘Thick Turkish carpets covered the sandy soil underfoot, and the walls were painted a cheery turquoise.’
- ‘They are barely visible, covered by colorful Turkish carpets.’
- ‘Alexander nodded, staring absently at the richly patterned Turkish carpet.’
- ‘Composed as if paintings and then specially crafted as traditional Turkish carpets, her striking compositions shift attention from eye to floor level.’
- ‘Feldman was fascinated by the designs in Turkish rugs.’
- ‘Built in 1377, it houses the largest collection of Turkish carpets in Europe.’
- ‘Fleur is the only traveler I've ever met who walks for miles in Europe with a Turkish carpet on her back.’
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