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Definition of Velvet cork
Velvet corkVelvet Vel"vet, n. [OE. velouette, veluet, velwet; cf. OF.
velluau, LL. velluetum, vellutum, It. velluto, Sp. velludo;
all fr. (assumed) LL. villutus shaggy, fr L. villus shaggy
hair; akin to vellus a fleece, and E. wool. See Wool, and
1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads.
Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a cotton
or linen back.
2. The soft and highly vascular deciduous skin which envelops
and nourishes the antlers of deer during their rapid
Cotton velvet, an imitation of velvet, made of cotton.
Velvet cork, the best kind of cork bark, supple, elastic,
and not woody or porous.
Velvet crab a European crab (Portunus puber). When adult
the black carapace is covered with a velvety pile. Called
also lady crab, and velvet fiddler.
Velvet dock (Bot.), the common mullein.
Velvet duck. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A large European sea duck, or scoter (Oidemia
fusca). The adult male is glossy, velvety black, with
a white speculum on each wing, and a white patch
behind each eye.
(b) The American whitewinged scoter. See Scoter.
Velvet flower (Bot.), love-lies-bleeding. See under Love.
Velvet grass (Bot.), a tall grass (Holcus lanatus) with
velvety stem and leaves; -- called also soft grass.
Velvet runner (Zo["o]l.), the water rail; -- so called from
its quiet, stealthy manner of running. [Prov. Eng.]
Velvet scoter. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Velvet duck, above.
Velvet sponge. (Zo["o]l.) See under Sponge.
Meaning of Velvet cork from wikipedia
- "The Black Velvet
Band" (Roud number
2146) is a traditional
folk song collected
in Ireland, Australia, England, Canada
and the United
- 27 July 1977) is an Irish
actor. He is known
for his roles
in the films Velvet Goldmine
(1998), Bend It Like Beckham
(2002), Match Point
- Velvet spiders
(Eresidae) are a small group
(about 130 species
in 9 genera) of almost totally
Old World spiders
(exception: a few species
- New Jersey
star Kathy Wakile created
a Red Velvet
on one of her favorite
desserts, red velvet
cake. For a virgin cosmopolitan replace
2017. Gilbert, Gerard
2015). "The Tipping
star is returning
to our screens
in the BBC's Capital". The Independent...
- with fretwork plaster
hangings, embroidered silks
. It was here in 1626 that Robert
Boyle, The Father
on his second Grand
Tour and housed
the Blue Velvet
Room, which served
as his study. These reconstructions
were the source
Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork
1566 – 15 September
1643), also known
as the Great
Earl of Cork
, was an English-born politician
priority; Eisenhower considered
Laos to be "the cork
in the bottle" regarding
threat. In March
- "Adam Lambert's 'Velvet
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2, 2019. "Review: Adam Lambert smooth
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