Part of speech: adjective

Made of velvet; smooth; velvety.

Part of speech: noun

A fabric of silk closely woven with thick, short, smooth nap on one side.

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Usage examples "velvet":

  1. When I was a girl, if I had a weakness it was for black velvet and Valenciennes." - "John Halifax, Gentleman", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
  2. Wear your gray velvet, Helma, and don't forget to put on stockings to match. - "The Little House in the Fairy Wood", Ethel Cook Eliot.
  3. He had often dreamed of it, and of the lace collar over the dull- gold velvet that became it so well. - "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.