a large, nonvenomous Australian python, Morelia spilotes variegata, having a variegated pattern on its back, often used to control rats and mice in barns and silos.
The carpet-snake is occasionally kept in the house or in the barn to destroy mice and other small vermin.
Peeps At Many Lands: Australia Frank Fox
a large nonvenomous Australian snake, Morelia variegata, having a carpetlike pattern on its back
a pushable, long-handled implement for removing dirt, lint, etc., from rugs and carpets, consisting of a metal case enclosing one or more brushes that rotate. Historical Examples A carpet-sweeper is more hygienic than a broom, and a vacuum cleaner is better than a carpet-sweeper. How to Live Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk They have many […]
a flat-headed tack used especially to tack down carpets. Historical Examples The corner of this picture being lifted, disclosed a small key, hung over the head of a carpet-tack driven into the wall. Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson
a tile made of carpeting material that is used for flooring.
a North American prostrate weed, Mollugo verticillata, having whorled leaves and small, whitish flowers.