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plush / pləsh/ • n. a rich fabric of silk, cotton, wool, or synthetic fiber, with a long, soft nap: [as adj.] deep-buttoned plush upholstery. • adj. inf. richly luxurious and expensive: the plush chrome and leather office. DERIVATIVES: plush·ly adv. plush·ness n. plush·y (plush·i·er , plush·i·est ) adj.

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plush

plush kind of cloth having a longer nap than velvet. XVI. — F. †pluche, contr. of peluche, f. OF. peluchier PLUCK.

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plush

plushablush, blush, brush, crush, flush, gush, hush, hush-hush, lush, mush, plush, rush, shush, slush, thrush, tush •airbrush, hairbrush •sagebrush • paintbrush • onrush •song thrush • outrush • toothbrush •woodrush • bulrush • uprush

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