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chenille


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chenille  \Che*nille"\  (sh[-e]*n[=e]l"),  n.  [F.,  prop.,  a 
  caterpillar.] 
  Tufted  cord,  of  silk  or  worsted,  for  the  trimming  of  ladies' 
  dresses,  for  embroidery  and  fringes,  and  for  the  weft  of 
  Chenille  rugs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chenille 
  n  1:  a  soft  tufted  cord  used  in  embroidery 
  2:  a  heavy  fabric  woven  with  chenille  cord;  used  in  rugs  and 
  bedspreads 




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