Velvet Vel"vet, a. Made of velvet; soft and delicate, like velvet; velvety. `` The cowslip's velvet head.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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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

  • Velvet — «Velvet» Sencillo de a ha del álbum Minor Earth Major Sky Formato CD Grabación 2000 Género(s) Rock alternativo Duración …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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, 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

  • Velvet — in Norrköping 2007 Velvet (* 5. November 1975 in Helsingborg, Schweden, eigentlich Jenny Marielle Pettersson) ist eine schwedische Popsängerin. Seit 2005 veröffentlichte sie mehrere Singles und zwei Alben. Ihre erste Singleauskopplung war eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Velvet — (Velveret, Velveteen), Samtmanchester, s. Manchester (Stoff) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Velvet — (engl.), unechter Samt (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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