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velure

[ vuh-loor ]
/ vəˈlʊər /
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noun
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.
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Origin of velure

1580–90; by alteration <Middle French velourvelour; see -ure
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British Dictionary definitions for velure

velure
/ (vəˈlʊə) /

noun
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
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