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Carper, - Catalogue,
Carpet, a covering for floors or tables: “be . . . the --s laid, and every thing in order?” Shr. IV, 1, 52. “upon the grassy c. of this plain,” R2 III, 3, 50. “the purple violets and marigolds shall as a c. hang upon thy grave,” Per. IV, 1, 17. “he is knight, dubbed with unhatched rapier and on c. consideration,” Tw. III, 4, 258 (i. e. dubbed not in the field, for military prowess, but in consideration of service done on the carpet, i. e. in peace).