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1) velvet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The pile surface is formed by weaving an extra set of warp threads that are looped over wires as in Wilton carpet, the rods being withdrawn after the weft thread...

2) carpet. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Carpet Types and Modern ManufacturesA few classifications-Oriental, European handwoven, Brussels, Wilton, velvet, Axminster, chenille, ingrain, rag, hooked, straw,...

3) Rheydt. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North Rhine-Westphalia, W Germany. It forms a twin city with Monchengladbach. Rheydt is an industrial center; its manufactures include cotton, silk, and velvet textiles...

4) Colbert, Claudette. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American movie actress, b. Paris as Lily Chauchoin. Known for her rosy cheeks, velvet voice, hearty laugh, and curly bangs, Colbert distinguished herself in a series...

5) Krefeld. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North Rhine-Westphalia, W Germany, a port on the Rhine River. It is the center of the German silk and velvet industry, and is a major rail hub and textile center....

6) Mason, James. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British stage and film actor. Mason, trained at Cambridge as an architect, became a leading man in British films in the 1940s and thereafter an international star....

7) deer. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...They are at first covered by "velvet," a soft, hairy skin permeated by blood vessels. The stem of the antler is called the beam, and the branches are the tines. Antlers...

8) Bagnold, Enid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English novelist and playwright, b. Rochester, Kent, England. She was a nurse in a military hospital in World War I. In 1920 she married Sir Roderick Jones, head...

9) Taylor, Elizabeth. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American film actress, b. London. Regarded as one of the world's most beautiful women, Taylor went from child star to a series of ladylike roles to playing worldly,...

10) upholstery. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The first furniture upholstery was probably leather, stretched on without padding. Italian Renaissance chairs were cushioned with leather, velvet, or embroidery;...

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