Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of velour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of many textile fabrics having a pile like that of velvet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as velure: the more common form in trade use.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. heavy fabric that resembles velvet

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Je préférerais m'asseoir sur un potiron et le posséder bien à moi que d'être à plusieurs sur un coussin de velours.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Realizing that his discovery could spawn a fastening system to compete with, if not replace, the zipper, he devised a way to reproduce the hooks and loops in woven nylon, and dubbed the result Velcro, from the French words velours and crochet.

    Sticky Stuff

  • Art de préparer et d'imprimer les étoffes en laines, suivi de l'art de fabriquer les pannes ou pelouches, les velours façon d'Utrecht ...

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Note 3: Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, L'Art de préparer et d'imprimer les étoffes en laines, suivi de l'art de fabriquer les pannes ou pelouches, les velours façon d'Utrecht ...

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • “She offers me no patte de velours; she is all form and reserve with me.”

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • “But the soft touch of a patte de velours will do it no harm.”

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Avec les lambeaux je me ferai un manteau de velours

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • The dress was of blue silk velours, French material, and was going to be very becoming.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • She played before me the amiable; offered me patte de velours; caressed, flattered, fawned on me.

    Villette

  • Another moment, and he moved forward once more, passing into a world of sky-candles and blue velours.

    The Hand of Oberon

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