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plush (n.)

"soft fabric," 1590s, from Middle French pluche "shag, plush," contraction of peluche "hairy fabric," from Old French peluchier "to pull, to tug, to pluck" (the final process in weaving plush), from Vulgar Latin *piluccare "remove hair" (see pluck (v.)). Related: Plushy; plushness.

plush (adj.)

"swank, luxurious," 1927, from plush (n.). Plushy in this sense is recorded from 1923. Related: Plushly; plushness.

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Definitions of plush from WordNet
1
plush (n.)
a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet;
2
plush (adj.)
characterized by extravagance and profusion;
Synonyms: lavish / lucullan / plushy
From wordnet.princeton.edu