cut velvet


noun
  1. a fabric in which the looped pile has been cut.: Compare velvet.

  2. a fabric having a pattern of figured velvet with a backing of chiffon or voile.

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How to use cut velvet in a sentence

  • The seed we had seen sown had sprung up as thickly as finest cut velvet.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
  • cut velvet out inside of headsize wire, leaving a half inch to slash and turn up with the buckram.

    Make Your Own Hats | Gene Allen Martin
  • There are linens hand-printed from old blocks that rival cut velvet in their lustrous color effect and cost almost as much.

    The House in Good Taste | Elsie de Wolfe
  • He thus learned to use such complicated machines as the stocking and cut velvet looms.

  • Well, the swords are measured, Galgenstein strips off his doublet, and I my handsome cut-velvet in like fashion.

    Catherine: A Story | William Makepeace Thackeray