velure
noun Etymology: modification of Middle French velour Date: 1587 obsolete velvet; also a fabric resembling velvet

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  • Velure — Vel ure, n. [F. velours, OF. velous, from L. villosus hairy. See {Velvet}.] Velvet. [Obs.] A woman s crupper of velure. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • velure — [və loor′] n. [Fr velours, altered < OFr velous < LL villosus, shaggy < villus, shaggy hair: see WOOL] Rare velvet or a fabric like velvet …   English World dictionary

  • velure — /veuh loor /, n., v., velured, veluring. n. 1. velvet or a substance resembling it. 2. a hatter s pad of velvet, plush, or the like for smoothing or dressing silk hats. v.t. 3. to smooth or dress (a hat) with a velure. [1580 90; by alter. < MF… …   Universalium

  • velure — /vəˈluə/ (say vuh loohuh) noun 1. velvet or a substance resembling it. 2. a hatter s pad of velvet, plush, or the like, for smoothing or dressing silk hats. –verb (t) (velured, veluring) 3. to smooth or dress (a hat) with a velure. {variant of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • velure — noun A fabric similar to velvet …   Wiktionary

  • velure — ve•lure [[t]vəˈlʊər[/t]] n. tex velvet or a substance resembling it • Etymology: 1580–90; by alter. < MF velour velour; see ure …   From formal English to slang

  • velure — noun ( s) Etymology: modification (influenced by ure) of Middle French velours, velour, from Old French velous, velos, from Latin villosus hairy, shaggy, from villus hair + osus ose more at velvet obsolete : velvet or a fabric resembling it …   Useful english dictionary

  • Velours — Ve*lours , n. [F. See {Velure}.] One of many textile fabrics having a pile like that of velvet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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