Definition of Pileless

1. not having a raised surface of yarn [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pileless

pileated gibbon
pileated gibbons
pileated woodpecker
piled
piledriven
piledriver
piledrivers
piledrives
piledriving
piledrove
pilei
pileiform
pileipelles
pileipellis
pileless (current term)
pilement
pilements
pilenta
pilentum
pilentums
pileorhiza
pileorhizae
pileous
pileous gland
piler
pilers
piles
pileum
pileup

Literary usage of Pileless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oriental Rugs by John Kimberly Mumford (1902)
"... but knotted, of course, instead of worked in the pileless stitch. The borders sometimes depart from the Caucasian forms and, as in some old ..."

2. Oriental Rugs by John Kimberly Mumford (1902)
"... Shirvan, and among the nomad population in Anatolia; a further development of it appears in the pileless Soumak rugs of the Caucasus. ..."

3. The Practical Book of Oriental Rugs by George Griffin Lewis (1911)
"All names given to a class of pileless rugs which are woven by the Nomadic tribes of Shirvan, near the town of Shemakha, a manufacturing town of the Baku ..."

4. The Mystery of the Oriental Rug: The Mystery of the Rug, the Prayer Rug by George Griffin Lewis (1914)
"SHEMAKHA OR CASHMERE Flat weave, 10 to 20 rows to the inch; length 4 to 12 ft.; width 3 to 7 ft.; cost, 75c. to $1.75. A pileless rug with designs similar ..."

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