silk

[ UK /sˈɪlk/ ]
[ US /ˈsɪɫk/ ]
NOUN
  1. a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
  2. animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders
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How To Use silk In A Sentence

  • Horatia was still in mourning for her mother, and wore a black skirt, but Lucilla's was of rich deep gentianella-coloured silk, and the buttons of her white vest were of beautiful coral. Hopes and Fears or, scenes from the life of a spinster
  • Using wire transmission, with long service life, and not sticky paste, silk or nylon thread transmission can be equipped with water-hao to justice system.
  • She pulled the black scrunchie out of her long glossy red-gold hair, the silky strands having been confined in a simple low, sleek ponytail.
  • Authentic Chinese patterns come to life in silk jacquards, prints and exquisite beaded pieces.
  • Those who had struck it rich wore black woollen trousers and Napoleon boots, and sported silk sashes and gaily coloured kerchiefs.
  • She could feel underclothes, linen drawers, silken chemise, a farthingale with its stiffened hoops. Ill Met By Moonlight
  • He had chasubles, also, of amber-coloured silk, and blue silk and gold brocade, and yellow silk damask and cloth of gold, figured with representations of the Passion and Crucifixion of Christ, and embroidered with lions and peacocks and other emblems; dalmatics of white satin and pink silk damask, decorated with tulips and dolphins and fleurs-de-lis; altar frontals of crimson velvet and blue linen; and many corporals, chalice-veils, and sudaria. The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Expertly based on simple, smooth, sculptural lines, exploring colour by layering and integrating silk and viscose, adding another textural element to her work.
  • In his dreams she wore a blue satin frock with a burgundy shawl, or a pink silk pelisse, or a white crinoline.
  • Wild silk or tussah comes from a wild species of moth, usually the tussah silkworm. HOME COMFORTS
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