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How to use velveteen in a sentence
The crowd torsos past the slots, a crush of velveteen, a sheen of sequins.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The red velveteen, the white fur trim, and then the glossy flash of black.
Under his linen milking-pinner he wore a dark velveteen jacket, cord breeches and gaiters, and a starched white shirt.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
She had her back to the velveteen husband, she sat close between two strange young men, who were condoling with her.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
He must have been six, in a black velveteen suit with a light-blue collar-he remembered that suit well!The Forsyte Saga, Volume III.|John Galsworthy
Without further interruption, we reached the front office, where we found the clerk and the man in velveteen with the fur cap.Great Expectations|Charles Dickens
Turning his head, Wegg beheld his persecutor, the ever-wakeful dustman, accoutred with fantail hat and velveteen smalls complete.Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for velveteen
- a cotton fabric resembling velvet with a short thick pile, used for clothing, etc
- (as modifier)velveteen trousers