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[shahr-vey, shahr-vey] /ˈʃɑr veɪ, ʃɑrˈveɪ/
a soft, lusterless silk or rayon tie fabric, often made with a faint stripe effect.
Origin of charvet
named after the French firm Unabridged
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  • She attended the meetings in Lebigre's wine-shop along with charvet, with whom she lived.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • "But it's charvet who must be getting bored," he said presently.

  • charvet, however, now made his appearance, followed by Clemence.

  • Gavard now presented Florent to the company, but more especially to charvet.

  • charvet laughingly called Clemence an aristocrat because she drank grog.

  • charvet told her, with a strained laugh, that she was no longer a millionaire.

  • Mme. charvet took care of Genevive, and did her best to comfort us both.

    Six Women and the Invasion Gabrielle Yerta
  • charvet and Florent were naturally those whose utterances were listened to with the greatest attention.

  • "We must make a clean sweep of everything," charvet would curtly say, as though he were delivering a blow with a cleaver.

  • charvet was rather annoyed by the advantage which this circumstance gave to Florent.

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