What does the word velvet mean?

Usage examples for velvet

  1. When I was a girl, if I had a weakness it was for black velvet and Valenciennes." – John Halifax, Gentleman by 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 by 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 by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009