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Definitions of silk

  1. fibers from silkworm cocoons provide threads for knitting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The fine, soft thread produced by various species of caterpillars in forming the cocoons within which the worm is inclosed during the pupa state, especially that produced by the larvae of Bombyx mori. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Hence, thread spun, or cloth woven, from the above-named material. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which resembles silk, as the filiform styles of the female flower of maize. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A fine, soft, lustrous substance made from threads spun by various insect larvae to form their cocoons; any similar thread, as that spun by a spider; fabric or garments made of silk; anything like silk; as, the silk on an ear of corn. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The delicate, soft thread produced by certain caterpillars: thread or cloth woven from it. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Consisting of silk. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Fine thread produced by the silkworm; thread or cloth woven from it. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A delicate, glossy, fibrous substance produced by the larvae of silkworms, to form their cocoons. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Cloth or garments made of silk. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Anything silky. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The fine lustrous thread produced by an insect of the genus bombyx; cloth made of silk; a dress of silk. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. The fine glossy filament or thread produced by certain caterpillars; the thread or cloth made of it. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Pertaining to or consisting of silk. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Silken; silky. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Silken. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Pert. to or consisting of silk. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for silk

  1. How is the silk farm doing? – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  2. So Louise took off her pretty frock, and Patty sat in her blue silk dressing gown while the maid brushed her hair. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
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