carpet (adj.)
for exploits ‘on the carpet’ [relating to the court, appropriate to a drawing room] not ‘in the field’
TN III.iv.231[Sir Toby to Viola as Cesario, of Sir Andrew] He is knight dubbed with unhatched rapier and on carpet consideration [i.e. for non-military service]
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