[shahr-vey, shahr-vey]


a soft, lusterless silk or rayon tie fabric, often made with a faint stripe effect.

Origin of charvet

named after the French firm Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for charvet

Historical Examples of charvet

  • 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.