Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in which the cut threads are evenly distributed, with a short dense pile, giving it a distinctive feel.
The word 'velvety' is used as an adjective to mean "smooth like velvet". Velvet can be either synthetic or natural.
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Famous quotes containing the word velvet:
“As if her velvet helmet high
Did turret rationality.
She fans her wing up to the winde
As if her Pettycoate were linde
With reasons fleece, and hoises saile
And humming flies in thankfull gaile”
—Edward Taylor (16451729)
“Such is the brutalization of commercial ethics in this country that no one can feel anything more delicate than the velvet touch of a soft buck.”
—Raymond Chandler (18881959)
“Let the soil squeal I am the biting man
And the velvet dead inch out.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)