chenille chenille

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
  2. (n) a heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads

Usage(s):

  1. Douglas limps through the slush of a Pittsburgh winter, dressed in his former wife's pink chenille bathrobe.
  2. In the South manufacturers of chenille bath mats started making full-scale cotton rugs with fast tufting machines in which 730 huge needles did the work of the old-fashioned looms.
  3. He helped conceive the design, which with its chenille banquettes and straw-flecked walls looks like a cross between a Paris bistro and a Japanese teahouse.

News

  • Did Baby North West Appear on the Premiere of Kris Jenner’s Talk Show?

    Even before the show began, Kris Jenner was teasing fans. One hour before airtime, a photo went up on "The Kris Jenner Show" Facebook page featuring of the host holding a dark-haired baby in a chenille blanket that looked suspiciously … Continue reading ?
    on July 15, 2013     Source: omg!

Quotes

  • "I told the animators to think of Superman's top like a hockey sweater made of wool with a chenille crest for the 'S' -- no spandex -- and to kick back the blue and red," says Mr. Cooke. "It seems like a terrible time to have lived, but it...
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Darwyn Cooke Source: Wall Street Journal

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