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CHENILLE (from the Fr. chenille, a ha...

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Originally appearing in Volume V06, Page 80 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHENILLE (from the Fr. chenille, a hairy caterpillar), a twisted velvet cord, woven so that the short outer threads stand out at right angles to the central cord, thus giving a resemblance to a caterpillar. Chenille is used as a trimming for dress and furniture.
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