Definition of Silkened

1. Verb. (past of silken) ¹



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Definition of Silkened

1. silken [v] - See also: silken

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silkened

silk cotton
silk gland
silk hat
silk oak
silk screen print
silk stocking
silk tree
silk vine
silk wood
silkaline
silkalines
silke
silked
silken
silkened (current term)
silkening
silkenly
silkens
silkie
silkier
silkies
silkiest
silkily
silkiness
silkinesses
silking
silkless
silklike

Literary usage of Silkened

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1. Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and condition of the North by George Catlin (1841)
"Instead of the " giddy maze" of the quadrille or the country dance, enlivened by the cheering smiles and graces of silkened beauty, the Indian performs his ..."

2. Illustrations of the Manners, Customs and Condition of the North American by George Catlin (1866)
"... maze" of the quadrille or the country dance, enlivened by the cheering smiles and graces of silkened beauty, the Indian performs his rounds with jumps, ..."

3. The Red Record of the Sioux: Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian by Willis Fletcher Johnson (1891)
"... and thus described: "Instead of the 'giddy maze' of the quadrille or the country dance, enlivened by the cheering smiles and graces of silkened beauty, ..."

4. How to Recognize and Eliminate Silverfish, Beetles, Cockroaches, Moths by Thomas A. Parker (1991)
"Its name is derived from the habit of the larvae of spinning silkened tubes and runways as they feed on an item. In addition, the pelletized frass is ..."

5. Convict Once: A Poem by James Brunton Stephens (1871)
"3 This is the riddle of Death : while she lived, no such reverent seeming silkened our ways. She is dead, and we whisper, move softly, and weep; ..."

6. Jesus: Myth, Man, Or God: Or, The Popular Theology and the Positive Religion by James Martin Peebles (1870)
"... from the civic necessities forced upon them, religiously church- less; while the pampered nobility sit upon silkened cushions in magnificent edifices, ..."

7. Life of Sitting Bull: And History of the Indian War of 1890-91 by W. Fletcher Johnson (2000)
"... and thus described: "Instead of the 'giddy maze' of the quadrille or the country dance, enlivened by the cheering smiles and graces of silkened beauty, ..."

8. Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of 1890-91 by W. Fletcher Johnson (2000)
"... and thus described: "Instead of the 'giddy maze' of the quadrille or the country dance, enlivened by the cheering smiles and graces of silkened beauty, ..."

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