From French droguet, from drogue (“cheap”), of uncertain origin.
drugget (plural druggets)
- An inexpensive coarse woolen cloth, used mainly for clothing. [from 16th c.]
- A floor covering made of drugget. [from 17th c.]
- This carpet was a small square drugget in the centre of the room... —Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Second Stain, December 1904