A splendid seignior, magnificent in cramoisy velevet.
- Motley.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Nick had not been this far south before and he was too hot in his cramoisie velvet.
Mistress Molly, impressed with his mysterious hints and the gold coin he offered her, found him a suit of cramoisie velvet slashed with cream satin and another in green and gold brocade and velvet with a fur trim.