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Definition of plush noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

plush

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BrE BrE//plʌʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//plʌʃ//
 
 
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[uncountable] a type of silk or cotton cloth with a thick soft surface made of a mass of threads red plush armchairs Word Origin late 16th cent.: from obsolete French pluche, contraction of peluche, from Old French peluchier ‘to pluck’, based on Latin pilus ‘hair’. The sense ‘luxurious’ dates from the 1920s.
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