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Definition of Mat
Mat Mat, v. i.
To grow thick together; to become interwoven or felted
together like a mat.
MatMat Mat, n. [Cf. Matte.]
A name given by coppersmiths to an alloy of copper, tin,
iron, etc., usually called white metal. [Written also
matt.] MatMat Mat, a. [OF. See 4th Mate.]
Cast down; dejected; overthrown; slain. [Obs.]
When he saw them so piteous and so maat. --Chaucer. MatMat Mat, n. [AS. matt, meatt, fr. L. matta a mat made of
1. A fabric of sedge, rushes, flags, husks, straw, hemp, or
similar material, used for wiping and cleaning shoes at
the door, for covering the floor of a hall or room, and
for other purposes.
2. Any similar fabric for various uses, as for covering plant
houses, putting beneath dishes or lamps on a table,
securing rigging from friction, and the like.
3. Anything growing thickly, or closely interwoven, so as to
resemble a mat in form or texture; as, a mat of weeds; a
mat of hair.
4. An ornamental border made of paper, pasterboard, metal,
etc., put under the glass which covers a framed picture;
as, the mat of a daguerreotype.
Mat grass. (Bot.)
(a) A low, tufted, European grass (Nardus stricta).
(b) Same as Matweed.
Mat rush (Bot.), a kind of rush (Scirpus lacustris) used
in England for making mats.
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