1) n. - A name given by coppersmiths to an alloy of copper, tin, iron, etc., usually called white metal.
2) a. - Cast down; dejected; overthrown; slain.
3) n. - 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.
4) n. - 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.
5) n. - 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.
6) n. - An ornamental border made of paper, pasterboard, metal, etc., put under the glass which covers a framed picture; as, the mat of a daguerreotype.
7) v. t. - To cover or lay with mats.
8) v. t. - To twist, twine, or felt together; to interweave into, or like, a mat; to entangle.
9) v. i. - To grow thick together; to become interwoven or felted together like a mat.
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