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velure

[vuh-loo r] /vəˈlʊər/
noun
1.
velvet or a substance resembling it.
2.
a hatter's pad of velvet, plush, or the like for smoothing or dressing silk hats.
verb (used with object), velured, veluring.
3.
to smooth or dress (a hat) with a velure.
Origin of velure
1580-1590
1580-90; by alteration < Middle French velour velour; see -ure
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velure

/vəˈlʊə/
noun
1.
velvet or a similar fabric
2.
a hatter's pad, used for smoothing silk hats
Word Origin
C16: from Old French velour, from Old French velous; see velour
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