tapestry moth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tapestry moth larvae feed on carpets and other woolens
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tapestry moth (Zoöl) Same as Carpet moth, under Carpet.
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Usage

In literature:

Moths, say some, do not devour old tapestries.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
Remains of tapestry, containing probably a fine collection of moths.
"Happy-Thought Hall" by F. C. Burnand
The steps were worm-eaten, and the wall on both sides hung with moth-devoured and ragged tapestry.
"Lost Sir Massingberd, v. 2/2" by James Payn
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