[ see-zuh-ley; French seezuh-ley ]
/ ˌsi zəˈleɪ; French sizəˈleɪ /
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noting or pertaining to velvet having a chiseled or embossed pattern produced by contrasting cut and uncut pile.
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Origin of ciselé
<French: chiseled (past participle of ciseler;see chisel)
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