velvet or a substance resembling it.
a hatter's pad of velvet, plush, or the like for smoothing or dressing silk hats.
verb (used with object), ve·lured, ve·lur·ing.
to smooth or dress (a hat) with a velure.
Origin of velure
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Velure, vel′ūr, n. velvet: a silk or plush pad for smoothing or giving lustre to silk hats—also Velours (ve-loor′).
velvet or a similar fabric
a hatter's pad, used for smoothing silk hats
Word Origin for velure
C16: from Old French velour, from Old French velous; see velour