[ UK /t‍ʃˈɛnɪl/ ]
  1. a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
  2. a heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads
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How To Use chenille In A Sentence

  • The bow stays tied better if you choose a textural ribbon, such as chenille, rickrack, or grosgrain.
  • L'ECARLATE ordinaire, ou couleur de feu, sera teinte de pure cochenille-mesteque, avec eau-forte, sel ammoniac, estain fin, amidon, sans aucun meslange de terramerita, ni de cochenille-sylvestre. The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe
  • The wicker is very delicately plaited, and is ornamented with a pattern in chenille which is very easy to work. Beeton's Book of Needlework
  • My dress is made of battered brown chenille but now smells intoxicatingly fresh, of young bark and lemons. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES
  • It's got a chenille cord and and eyelash yarn wrapped around it.
  • Because the marabou is tied all the way up to the head with no chenille between, the jigs have a ripple action from head to tail. Favorite Lures of the Trout Guides
  • She was wearing a chenille blouse, with tiny buttons down the front and a short black skirt.
  • She pushed back the burgundy chenille blanket that had been covering her and stood up, slipping on her flip flops.
  • I was beginning to think that I was supposed to rush out in the early morning, hair in curlers, in my pink chenille dressing gown and start laying concrete or similar physical nonsense.
  • Pink chenille fibres found on Carly's body matched with others found in the boot.
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