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a carpet of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha carpet of somethinga carpet of somethingliteraryCOVER a thick layer of something on the ground a carpet of flowers carpet
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a carpet of somethingHere is also a carpet of two-to three-inch-tall balsam firs, and similarly-sized red maples.Below nothing was moving, but there appeared to be a carpet of dead bodies.It was only a few square feet in size and I made it into a carpet of flowers.There is a carpet of sunshine on the floor and blue sky filling the windows.We were there in Spring and walked on a carpet of wild flowers.All these obelisks are dark and sinister, their hulking forms glowering over a carpet of white bones under leaden skies.The night had strewn a carpet of dew-beaded cobwebs across the lawn and mist was rising from the river.
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