from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of velvet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fine shag or nap of velvet; a piece of velvet; velvet goods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fine nap or shag of velvet.
  • n. plural Velvet goods collectively; also, a piece of velvet goods: as, a stock of velvetings.


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  • Def asian hacker BostonPimpDaddy: That's because Deac is the Cryptic Voice not the Velvet LOL lawlhalla: deac should polish up his velvet voice. he's not 'velveting' over bpd for his cause lol.

    Unscripted 360

  • In the mid-eighties, when I was still working in the test kitchen at Gourmet but before I switched to my job as chef of the dining room, I became a huge fan of velveting, the Chinese method of marinating protein.


  • Alice hates to have her claws clipped, but is very good about velveting her paws, and has been since the one time she accidentally scratched me hard enough to make me yell.

    seanan_mcguire: Eight months of Alice.

  • The full gloss of fancy, the velveting of manners, the felicitous fabrication of innocent emotions into a blessed garment of many colors, find their development outside the domain of Thor.

    Villa Elsa A Story of German Family Life

  • Here has our master been a-glorifying and a-velveting and a-silking himself, and a-peacocking and a-spreading to catch her eye for a dozen year, till he hasn't an eye left in his own tail to flourish among the peahens, and all along o 'you, Monna Giovanna, all along o' you!

    Becket and other plays

  • When you are ready to start your stir fry, the meat should always be cooked first either by stir frying or velveting.

    BellaOnline - The Voice of Women

  • -- loved them, -- had hugged them many a time, laying his plump, ruddy cheek against the patches of cool moss velveting their sides.

    The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women


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