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A fabric of silk, rayon, cotton, or other material, having a thick deep pile.
adj. plush·er, plush·est
1. Made of or covered with plush.
2. Luxurious.

[French pluche, variant of peluche, from pelucher, to become fluffy, shed, from Old French peluchier, to pluck, probably from Vulgar Latin *piluccāre; see pluck.]

plush′ly adv.
plush′ness n.
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advnobel, elegant; a plushly appointed room in an exclusive clubein elegant ausgestatteter Raum in einem exklusiven Klub
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