Usage examples for plush

  1. I had been very proud of that frame some years before when Nina had given it to me; she had sold two rabbits and borrowed sixpence from Miss Read, her governess, to buy it, and it had never occurred to me that I could grow out of my admiration for green plush. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  2. We ascended a spacious flight of steps to the door, which was at once flung open, and two servants with powdered hair and in livery of blue plush came out and stood one on either side as we passed the threshold. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  3. Anyway, I think I'm feeling better, and I stretch, though careful, account of the dame in the plush bonnet with forget- me- nots; and I lie there thinking mebbe I'll enter the ring again to- morrow for some other truck I was needing, and thinking how quiet and peaceful it is- how awful quiet! – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  4. Therefore Christopher was no stranger either to the plush- lined cases and their sparkling contents or to the men who presided over them. – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  5. She now seated herself as far as possible from him in one of the red plush arm- chairs. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  6. He would then sit quietly in his carved arm- chair, leaning against the red plush ledge of the Court box, whose roof rested on the heads of two female figures with crossed hands and empty stern faces, and watched his colleagues, the princes, whose destinies were played out on the stage, while he stood the fire of the opera- glasses which from time to time, even during the play, were directed at him from the audience. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  7. But one sometimes learns a camper's life is not all places of cool retreats, bright camp fires, dry beds of plush- like boughs, with delicious breaths of birch, pine and mountain wild flowers sifting through his tent. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  8. It didn't seem fitting that a man in this age of work and wisdom should wear shimmering blue plush knee breeches for everyday. – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White
  9. Also, there might have been dreams of a plush- covered parlor in a little home, some day, when honest John or Joe should at last decide to let her teach little pupils of her own providing. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  10. And his plush waistcoat. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  11. Ray was looking about the garish room- plush chairs, heavy carpets, brocade hangings, shining table- top, silly desk. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  12. She sat down on the round, plush seat in the middle of the room and looked up at the two men helplessly. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  13. Then he carefully let fall the plush curtain once more. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  14. And snug in their spooncase of purple plush, faded, the twelve apostles having preached to all the gentiles: world without end. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  15. With his handsome Spanish cloak of dark velvet plush, thrown gracefully over his shoulders, his hat looped up and fastened in front with a gold button, after the manner of the times, Alfred Bernard stood with folded arms, irresolute as to how he should commence a conversation so important, and requiring such delicate address. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  16. Purple plush, trimmed with bands of pheasant feathers, coat, hat to match. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  17. I paid you too much for that plush fad last winter, and it never was a go. – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst