Definition of Throw rug

1. Noun. A small rug; several can be used in a room.

Exact synonyms: Scatter Rug
Generic synonyms: Carpet, Carpeting, Rug



Definition of Throw rug

1. Noun. A scatter rug ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throw Rug

throw off the trail
throw on
throw one's cap over the windmill
throw one's hat in the ring
throw one's hat into the ring
throw one's hat over the windmill
throw one's name in the hat
throw one's toys out of the pram
throw one's weight around
throw out
throw out of kilter
throw overboard
throw pillow
throw pillows
throw rug (current term)
throw shapes
throw signs
throw smoke
throw somebody a curve
throw someone a bone
throw stick
throw the baby out with the bathwater
throw the book at
throw to the dogs
throw to the wind
throw to the wolves
throw together
throw true
throw under the bus

Literary usage of Throw rug

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1. Notes for Hunting Men by Cortlandt Gordon Mackenzie (1901)
"Then give chilled water and hay, brush dirt off legs, wash feet, bandage loosely, dry neck, head, and shoulders, throw rug on, and give mash. ..."

2. Snake Walkers by J. Everett Prewitt (2005)
"A large yellow throw rug that matched the yellow curtains covered most of the immaculate wood floor. The fireplace mantel contained as many pictures that ..."

3. How to Plan Your School Year: Grades K-6by Jill Norris, Jeff Fessler by Jill Norris, Jeff Fessler (2001)
"... that match your instructional style and focus— a small throw rug brings a feeling of warmth and helps to define the space intended for an activity. ..."

4. How to Do Plays With Children by Jo Ellen Moore, Leslie Tryon, Ginny Hall, Betsy Franco-Feeney (1994)
"A throw rug — bathroom size will do fine. Leave spaces between trees for Goldilocks to weave in and out of on her way to the bears' house. ..."

5. Seraphim Trilogy Book One; What the Herald Angel Sang by Teralee E. M. Bird (2004)
""Drop it there," rang out the command, and its issuer indicated the throw rug at the foot of the bed. The smoking shotgun was dropped and they departed the ..."

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