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Definition: Turkey sponge
, n. [Cf. 2d Turkey
An empire in the southeast of Europe and southwest of Asia.
, a superior kind of carpet made in Asia Minor
and adjoining countries, having a deep pile and composed
of pure wool with a weft of different material. It is
distinguishable by its coloring and patterns from similar
carpets made in India and elsewhere.
. (Bot.) See Cerris
(a) A brilliant red imparted by madder to cottons, calicoes,
etc., the fiber of which has been prepared previously
with oil or other fatty matter.
(b) Cloth dyed with this red.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Toilet sponge
, a kind of oilstone from Turkey; novaculite;
-- called also Turkey oilstone