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An empire in the southeast of Europe and southwest of asia. Turkey carpet, 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 colouring and patterns from similar carpets made in india and elsewhere. Turkey oak.

(Science: botany) See toilet sponge, under Sponge. Turkey stone, a kind of oilstone from Turkey; novaculite.

Synonym: Turkey oilstone.

Origin: Cf. 2d Turkey.

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