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  • n. Cocoa flavor, red.
  • n. A red-velvet-flavored thing


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  • The doorman looked at him funny, but let him in; Danny blinked water, saw gilt and red velvet walls, a long oak bar and Felix Gordean sipping a martini at a side table.

    The Big Nowhere

  • She wore a white cashmere turtleneck sweater, black thin-wale corduroys and red velvet shoes, as if we were snowbound in the northeast rather than kicking back in the islands.

    Paradise Lost

  • The interior of the shop was draped in red velvet and gold brocade, and furnished with three low black tables and six velvet-upholstered chairs.

    With a Single Spell

  • And that never-ending Road Slept upstairs in the bed he and Heather shared, his hair a silky night-black spill across the pillow, with Eerie nestled beside him on the red velvet comforter in a fluffy orange kitty-ball.

    Etched in Bone

  • Now, beneath the great red velvet cross of St. George, he repeated the procedure, anointing and crowning the no-less-cunning head of Henry Tudor.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Hayden and Juliet had gone to Long Time No See, a small movie theater downtown with creaky rubbed-bare red velvet seats.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • You had to step down a half-flight of metal stairs to reach the unmarked door; all that was visible from the street was the top of a wide window filled with red velvet curtains.

    Miss Misery

  • A small, broken-legged cabinet with a cracked washbasin stood next to a stool with a threadbare cloth-of-gold pillow, and in the center sat the best thing of all: a worn red velvet couch with carved and faded gilt trim.


  • And he always wore a dark red velvet waistcoat with a gold watch-chain.


  • There were oohs and ahs over every aspect, from the red velvet carpet to the arrangement of multicolored roses in the form of an arch at the altar.



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