Definition of Utrecht velvet in English:

Utrecht velvet

Syllabification: U·trecht vel·vet


  • A strong, thick plush velvet, used in upholstery.
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    • There were couches and chairs, luxuriously upholstered with crimson Utrecht velvet throughout the building, complimented by a set of fine Indian curtains.
    • After dinner we adjourned to a little sitting room whose walnut furniture was covered with yellow Utrecht velvet.
    • The interior fittings are very pleasant, being white, picked out with gold, the upholstering being red Utrecht velvet.

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