Webster 1913 Edition
tapisserto carpet, to hang, or cover with tapestry, fr.
tapisa carpet, carpeting, LL.
tapecius, fr. L.
tapetecarpet, tapestry, Gr. [GREEK], [GREEK]. Cf.
A fabric, usually of worsted, worked upon a warp of linen or other thread by hand, the designs being usually more or less pictorial and the stuff employed for wall hangings and the like. The term is also applied to different kinds of embroidery.
a kind of carpet, somewhat resembling Brussels, in which the warp is printed before weaving, so as to produce the figure in the cloth.–
Carpet moth, under
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To adorn with tapestry, or as with tapestry.
The Trosachs wound, as now, between gigantic walls of rock
tapestriedwith broom and wild roses.
Webster 1828 Edition