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Definition of Rug

Rug

  1. A kind of coarse, heavy frieze, formerly used for garments.
  2. A piece of thick, nappy fabric, commonly made of wool, -- used for various purposes, as for covering and ornamenting part of a bare floor, for hanging in a doorway as a potiere, for protecting a portion of carpet, for a wrap to protect the legs from cold, etc.
  3. A rough, woolly, or shaggy dog.
  4. To pull roughly or hastily; to plunder; to spoil; to tear.

Rug Quotations

I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.
Shel Silverstein

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller

When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.
Rumi

Lets not push it under the rug, or push it to the side because, no matter what, it's going to keep coming up. You know, if you never deal with that dirt up under the carpet, it's going to get larger and larger, and it's going to keep coming up.
Herschel Walker

Carl Sagan spoke fluently between biology and geology and astrophysics and physics. If you move fluently across those boundaries, you realize that science is everywhere; science is not something you can step around or sweep under the rug.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Rug Translations

rug in German is Vorleger
rug in Swedish is matta, filt, ryamatta

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