- Cast down; dejected; overthrown; slain. - A name given by coppersmiths to an alloy of copper, tin, iron,
etc., usually called white metal.
- A fabric of sedge, rushes, flags, husks, straw, hemp, or
similar material, used for wiping and cleaning shoes at the door, for
covering the floor of a hall or room, and for other purposes.
- Any similar fabric for various uses, as for covering plant
houses, putting beneath dishes or lamps on a table, securing rigging
from friction, and the like.
- Anything growing thickly, or closely interwoven, so as to
resemble a mat in form or texture; as, a mat of weeds; a mat of hair.
- An ornamental border made of paper, pasterboard, metal, etc.,
put under the glass which covers a framed picture; as, the mat of a
daguerreotype. - To grow thick together; to become interwoven or felted
together like a mat. - To cover or lay with mats.
- To twist, twine, or felt together; to interweave into, or
like, a mat; to entangle.