a carpet made with three-ply or four-ply worsted yarn drawn up in uncut loops to form a pattern over the entire surface (body Brussels) or made of worsted or woolen yarns on which a pattern is printed (tapestry Brussels)
a worsted carpet with a heavy pile formed by uncut loops of wool on a linen warp
a city in and the capital of Belgium, in the central part. a kingdom in W Europe, bordering the North Sea, N of France. 11,779 sq. mi. (30,508 sq. km). Capital: Brussels. a former duchy in W Europe, now divided between the Netherlands and Belgium. a province in central Belgium. 1268 sq. mi. (3285 sq. […]
one of a Belgian breed of toy dogs having a thick, wiry, reddish-brown coat.
a fine handmade lace in a floral pattern outlined with raised cordonnet, originally made in the area of Brussels. a modern machine-made net lace on which floral designs are appliquéd. Historical Examples Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson noun a fine lace with a raised or appliqué design
Usually, Brussels sprouts. a plant, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having small, cabbagelike heads or buds along the stalk, eaten as a vegetable. Brussels sprouts, any of the heads or buds, eaten as a vegetable. noun a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, having a stout stem studded with budlike heads of tightly folded leaves, resembling tiny […]