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also du·ve·tyne  (do͞o′və-tēn′, dyo͞o′-, do͞o′və-tēn′, dyo͞o′-)
A soft, short-napped fabric with a twill weave, made of wool, cotton, rayon, or silk.

[French duvetine, from duvet, down; see duvet.]
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(ˈdjuːvəˌtiːn) ,




(Textiles) a soft napped velvety fabric of cotton, silk, wool, or rayon
[C20: from French duvetine, from duvet down + -ine1]
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(ˈdu vɪˌtin, ˈdyu-)

a velvety, napped fabric, in a twill or satin weave, of wool, cotton, silk, rayon, or synthetic fibers.
[1910–15; < French duvetine=duvet down (see duvet) + -ine -ine3]
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To really block all the light, Ken found that Duvetyne, a black cotton twill commonly used in the stage and movie industry, is ideal.
Each Pi was installed as close as possible to its display, and the space between the displays was covered in black duvetyne rather than a hard covering, allowing for as much access as possible for troubleshooting during tech rehearsals.
In a diatribe against Cohen in the March 16, 1914 Morning Telegraph, Deborah Duvetyne suggested that the critic had changed his name to Alan Dale because it is "more euphonious than Cohen, the patronymic name of his fathers." Duvetyne commented that those around Cohen in the theater "laugh when he speaks because of his Mosaic lisp." Cohen was depicted in an accompanying illustration in stereo-typicaly Jewish terms as short, bearded, and hook-nosed (Locke clipping).