Definition of Utrecht velvet in English:

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Utrecht velvet

noun

A strong, thick plush velvet, used in upholstery.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: U·trecht vel·vet

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