silks

[ US /ˈsɪɫks/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪlks/ ]
NOUN
  1. the brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable
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How To Use silks In A Sentence

  • It was a Christmas when shoppers passed by expensive silks in favor of more practical gifts.
  • Everything was sculpted to present an elegant, Japanese refinement, using dark woods and red silks and gold embroidery and edging.
  • The spiderwort is a flower whose juice is used for painting the silks before they're masked with starch and then dyed. Memoirs of a Geisha
  • He was dressed in the finest of silks, violet in colour, with a dark cape billowing over his shoulders.
  • Here are to be found not only the silks and pottery, the Jewish goldsmiths 'work, the arms and embroidered saddlery which the city itself produces, but "morocco" from Marrakech, rugs, tent-hangings and matting from Rabat and Salé, grain baskets from In Morocco
  • Dawn Remblance, from Bridlington, is influenced by the horse's name and the colour of jockey silks when it comes to backing horses.
  • Paintings of past and present champions in action, horseshoe-shaped ear-rings and ties and scarves with jockeys' silks on them are all on sale.
  • I love the mix of old and new furnishings, the sense of history in flagstoned kitchen and ancient Aga, the jumble of meadow mixed plants in gardens, the tactile wools and silks and cottons, the worn wooden floors.
  • This silkscreen is from a series that takes the same outlines and prints them in different colours. Times, Sunday Times
  • The beau monde even dictates style to the overfed Prince of Wales, ridiculous in his pantaloons, and to soignée duchesses, who trade in their silks and satins for cotton, the ‘poor stuff’ of the French Revolution.
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