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Definition of Carpet sweeper
Carpet sweeperCarpet Car"pet (k[aum]r"p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of
cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita
rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L.
carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo`s fruit, E.
1. A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also
of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made
in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor,
as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a
wrought cover for tables.
Tables and beds covered with copes instead of
carpets and coverlets. --T. Fuller.
2. A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet.
``The grassy carpet of this plain.' --Shak.
Carpet beetle or Carpet bug (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle
(Anthrenus scrophulari[ae]), which, in the larval state,
does great damage to carpets and other woolen goods; --
also called buffalo bug.
(a) A knight who enjoys ease and security, or luxury, and
has not known the hardships of the field; a hero of
the drawing room; an effeminate person. --Shak.
(b) One made a knight, for some other than military
distinction or service.
Carpet moth (Zo["o]l.), the larva of an insect which feeds
on carpets and other woolen goods. There are several
kinds. Some are the larv[ae] of species of Tinea (as T.
tapetzella); others of beetles, esp. Anthrenus.
Carpet snake (Zo["o]l.), an Australian snake. See Diamond
snake, under Diamond.
Carpet sweeper, an apparatus or device for sweeping
To be on the carpet, to be under consideration; to be the
subject of deliberation; to be in sight; -- an expression
derived from the use of carpets as table cover.
Brussels carpet. See under Brussels.
Meaning of Carpet sweeper from wikipedia
- A **** sweeper
is a mechanical device
for the cleaning
. They were po****r before
of the vacuum cleaner
and have been largely...
a sweeper although
the same term also refers
to a **** sweeper
, a similar
invention. The vacuum cleaner evolved
from the **** sweeper
15, 1889) was an American entrepreneur
the modern **** sweeper
. The Bissell corporation
is named after
was born in Hartwick...
- electric **** sweeper
. While watching
a rotary street sweeper
in operation, Spangler
got the idea to mount
from a ceiling
fan onto a ****
- mechanical sweepers
to producing vacuum cleaners
shampooers. In 2004, the company acquired
for the Woolite trademark
for all ****
(horse), a Thoroughbred racehorse Street sweeper
, a person whose
job is cleaning
or a machine
the same **** sweeper
- 1950s by the **** sweeper
and then the vacuum
they are still
sold in many household stores throughout
Europe. A **** beater
- While working
for the Bissell **** Sweeper
sent out five thousand letters recommending **** sweepers
as Christmas presents
- one thousand...
- Building maintenance
unit Camel-hair brush Carbon dioxide cleaning **** beater **** sweeper Cleret Cyclone
dust collector Dishwasher
- asthmatic, and suspecting
the **** sweeper
he was using
at work was the cause
of his ailment, he created
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