- a velvet fabric with a raised pattern created by disintegrating some of the pile with chemicals
from French, past participle of dévorer to devour
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Examples from the Web for devoré
"Look at what Sharron Angle did raising $14 million," DeVore says.The Original Tea Partier
October 20, 2010
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO just spent $5.5 million of her own money to beat Rep. Tom Campbell and Assemblyman Chuck DeVore.A New 'Year of the Woman'
June 11, 2010
"So far as any publicity is good publicity, you could say that about a car wreck on the side of the freeway," Devore said.
"If I beat Barbara Boxer, we will have taken over the Senate," Devore said.
Devore, for his part, said he was loathe to tinker with Senate traditions.
And while we were doing this Devore framed a triple-deck, black-face head.
He had a few words in private with Devore and went upstairs.
Not that Devore gave open utterance to his feelings to the major's face.
“The title is appropriate—I suggested it myself,” said Devore.
As for the major himself, he seemed never to notice Devore's attitude.