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Definition of the noun Black Velvet

What does Black Velvet mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [Australia, slang] An Australian aboriginal woman viewed by a white man as a sexual partner.
  2. [Australia, slang] Sexual intercourse with an Australian aboriginal woman.
  3. [Ireland] A cocktail of stout and champagne.

Business

  1. Black Velvet Whisky is a Canadian whisky brand owned by Constellation Brands. It has a strong taste and is known for its black labeling.
    • also known as Black velvet whisky
  2. Black Velvet a.k.a. Velvet: Black Velvet Travel Limited, trading as Velvet or Velvetbus, is an English bus company based in Eastleigh, that commenced operating in November 2007.

Person

Who is Black Velvet?

Black Velvet a.k.a. Charles Bradley is an American funk/soul/R&B singer, signed to the Daptone Records label under the Dunham Records division. His performances and recording style are consistent with Daptone's revivalist approach, celebrating the feel of funk and soul music from the 1960s and 1970s. One review stated that Bradley "echoes the evocative delivery of Otis Redding".

Groups

  1. Black Velvet is a musical group, film music contributor.
  2. Black Velvet is a musical group.
    • album: "Is It Me You Really Love / An Earth Quakes Coming (If You Don't Straighten Up)"

There are other groups with in their name, like Black Velvet Band and The Black Velvet Band.

Film

"Black Velvet" a.k.a. "Emmanuelle In Egypt" is a 1976 drama film written by Ferdinando Baldi, Brunello Rondi and directed by Brunello Rondi.

Music

  1. "Black Velvet" is a blues verse with a rock chorus written by Canadian songwriters Christopher Ward and David Tyson, recorded by Canadian singer songwriter Alannah Myles. It was released in December 1989 as one of four singles from Myles' 1989 eponymous CD from Atlantic Records. It became a number one hit for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1990 and reached number one on the Album Rock Tracks chart, as well as number one in Canada and number two on the UK Singles Chart.
  2. "Black Velvet" is the third studio album released by American country music artist Robin Lee, and her first album for Atlantic Records. The album's title track is a cover of Alannah Myles' Number One single from 1989. Lee's cover peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts in 1990, becoming her highest hit on that chart.
    • genre: Country
    • released in (25 years ago)
  3. "Black Velvet" is a musical album of Alannah Myles.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  4. "Black Velvet" is a single that won the award for Single of the Year in the 1990 Juno Awards.
  5. "Black Velvet" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Black Velvet" is a musical album of Black Velvet.
    • released in (17 years ago)

Drink

The Black Velvet is a beer cocktail made from stout beer and white, sparkling wine, traditionally champagne.

Miscellanea

Black Velvet is a quarterly independent rock magazine based in the UK. The zine originated in 1994 and is published/edited by Shari Black Velvet. The zine includes in-depth interviews, CD, concert and zine reviews and more. Sugarcult's Marko 72 also wrote a regular column for a while although now a different musician writes a column each issue.

Phrases with Black Velvet

  1. Black Velvet Wedge

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Google previewBuilding Strong Brands (2012)

by David A. Aaker

generated by using a shoe with a strong personality associated with a visible athlete Credibility Makes performance shoes and clothing that are stylish FIGURE 3–8 A Black Velvet Brand Identity Black Velvet is a brand of Canadian whiskey.

Google previewEncyclopedia Mancuniensis (1815)

Or, The New School of Arts, Science, and Manufactures; Being an Elementary Circle of the Sciences, and General Display of Useful Knowledge; Designed as a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy, Chemistry Etc

black velvet take lamp-black and verdigrease to lay on the first ground; which being dry, take ivory-black and verdigrease; then heighten it with a little white, and shadow it with a mixture of lamp-black. For green velvet take lamp black and ...

Google previewPocket Encyclopedia (1811)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall

Thus, black velvet, when the pile is raised, appears intensely black ; much mOi'e so than the silk it was made from ; but on pressing the pile smooth it looks pale, and in certain positious shows somewhat even of a whitish cast." The explana- ...

Google previewThe Minor Encyclopedia, Or, Cabinet of General Knowledge (1803)

Being a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature ... by Thaddeus Mason Harris

Thus, black velvet, when the pile is raised, appears intensely black ; much more so than the silk from which it was made ; but on pressing the pile smooth, it looks pale, and, in certain positions, Ihows somewhat even of a whitish ...

Google previewThe Pirate Dictionary

by Breverton, Terry

BLACK VELVET The term given by Black Bart Roberts' and Howell Davis' pirate crews to the accommodating native women in the Gambia and Sierra Leone. It seems that a child who was a 'picanniny' (little one, from the Spanish picayune) ...

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Small photo of Detail of a black velvet backgroundSmall photo of Black velvet box with a ring in female handsSmall photo of Pearl on a black velvetSmall photo of Minsk, Belarus - nov 11, 2017: Bottle of BLACK VELVET WHISKY on a dark background. BLACK VELVET RESERVE, Aged 8 years Canadian WHISKY, Produced by Black Velvet Import Co., Canandaigua, NYSmall photo of Minsk, Belarus - nov 10, 2017: Bottle of BLACK VELVET WHISKY on a wooden background. BLACK VELVET RESERVE, Aged 8 years Canadian WHISKY, Produced by Black Velvet Import Co., Canandaigua, NYSmall photo of Minsk, Belarus - nov 10, 2017: Bottle of BLACK VELVET WHISKY on a wooden background. BLACK VELVET RESERVE, Aged 8 years Canadian WHISKY, Produced by Black Velvet Import Co., Canandaigua, NYSmall photo of Minsk, Belarus - nov 11, 2017: Bottle of BLACK VELVET WHISKY on a white background. BLACK VELVET RESERVE, Aged 8 years Canadian WHISKY, Produced by Black Velvet Import Co., Canandaigua, NY More...

Quotes about Black Velvet

If they were starting their careers today, Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet. (Brad Holland)
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Anagrams of BLACK VELVET

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  • VELVET-BLACK

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