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Axminster carpet a type of carpet that has a stiff, ribbed jute backing and a long soft pile of cut wool.
carpet beetle any of several small beetles whose larvae feed on and damage furs and woolens.
carpet sweeper a long-handled, hand-operated household implement containing a rotating brush that sweeps dirt, lint, and the like from rugs and carpets.
on the carpet being reprimanded or closely questioned by someone in authority, such as one's employer.
red carpet a red strip of carpet rolled out for visiting dignitaries. [2 definitions]
to roll out the red carpet to greet in grand or impressive style.