soft piled fabric of silk, cotton or synthetic material

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  • velvet — [ vɛlvɛt ] n. m. • 1780; mot angl. « velours » ♦ Anglic. Velours de coton uni (par trame) imitant le velours de soie (à deux chaînes). ● velvet nom masculin (mot anglais signifiant velours) Velours de coton à côtes. ⇒VELVET, subst. masc. INDUSTR …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Velvet — Vel vet, n. [OE. velouette, veluet, velwet; cf. OF. velluau, LL. velluetum, vellutum, It. velluto, Sp. velludo; all fr. (assumed) LL. villutus shaggy, fr L. villus shaggy hair; akin to vellus a fleece, and E. wool. See {Wool}, and cf. {Villous}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • velvet — [vel′vət] n. [ME < OFr veluotte < VL villutus < L villus, shaggy hair: see WOOL] 1. a rich fabric as of silk, rayon, or nylon with a soft, thick pile: pile velvet has the pile uncut, standing in loops, and cut velvet has the loops cut… …   English World dictionary

  • Velvet — Vel vet, a. Made of velvet; soft and delicate, like velvet; velvety. The cowslip s velvet head. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Velvet — Originally velvet was a fabric made with a short dense pile woven from silk warp. Now the term is applied to fabrics made partly of silk or rayon, and partly of other materials, and to fabrics made entirely of other yarns, besides being… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Velvet — Vel vet, v. i. To pain velvet. [R.] Peacham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Velvet — Vel vet, v. t. To make like, or cover with, velvet. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • velvet — early 14c., probably from O.Prov. veluet, from V.L. *villutittus, dim. of V.L. villutus velvet, lit. shaggy cloth, from L. villus shaggy hair, nap of cloth, tuft of hair, probably a dialectal variant of vellus fleece …   Etymology dictionary

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