Middle English Dictionary Entry

velvet n.
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(a) A soft, piled cloth, velvet; a piece of such cloth; (b) in phrases: ~ upon ~, a patterned velvet cloth of some kind; ~ upon satin, ?a patterned velvet and satin cloth; also, in combs. or as adj.: ~ cremesin (motle), motle (murrei, satin) ~; ~ hat (mantel, wede, etc.); (c) in conventional comparisons; softe as (ani) ~; (d) velvet clothing; a velvet garment; (e) hunt. the soft hair covering the growing antlers of a deer.