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Definition of Axminster

Axminster
Axminster Ax"min*ster, n., or Axminster carpet Axminster carpet . (a) [More fully chenille Axminster.] A variety of Turkey carpet, woven by machine or, when more than 27 inches wide, on a hand loom, and consisting of strips of worsted chenille so colored as to produce a pattern on a stout jute backing. It has a fine soft pile. So called from Axminster, England, where it was formerly (1755 -- 1835) made. (b) A similar but cheaper machine-made carpet, resembling moquette in construction and appearance, but finer and of better material.
Axminster
Axminster Ax"min`ster, n. An Axminster carpet, an imitation Turkey carpet, noted for its thick and soft pile; -- so called from Axminster, Eng.

Meaning of Axminster from wikipedia

- Axminster is a market town and civil parish on the eastern border of the county of Devon in England, some 28 miles (45 km) from the county town of Exeter...
- Axminster ****s Ltd is an Axminster, Devon based English manufacturer of ****s, particularly the same-named Axminster ****s. Whilst visiting Cheapside...
- Saltram House, and Newby Hall. Axminster **** was a unique floor covering made originally in a factory founded at Axminster, Devon, England, in 1755 by...
- hundred of Axminster was the name of one of thirty two ancient administrative units of Devon, England. The parishes in the hundred were: Axminster; Axmouth;...
- (anciently Wigoft, Wicroft, etc.) is an historic manor in the parish of Axminster in Devon, England. The surviving manor house known as "Weycroft Hall"...
- Axminster Museum is a town museum situated in the Old Police Station and Courthouse opposite St. Mary's Church in the centre of the town of Axminster...
- Axminster railway station is south-west of the compact town centre of Axminster in Devon, England. Opened by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR)...
- the seaside town of Lyme Regis with the main line railway network at Axminster, running through picturesque rural countryside on the Dorset - Devon border...
- 50.781; -3.000 Axminster Rural District is a former district council area based around Axminster, Devon. It was administered by Axminster Rural District...
- Britannia. Its remains are located at Woodbury Farm, immediately south of Axminster in the English county of Devon. The square fort was built at the intersection...
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