Definition of Silkening

1. Verb. (present participle of silken) ¹



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Definition of Silkening

1. silken [v] - See also: silken

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silkening

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

Literary usage of Silkening

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1. The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats by Mary Botham Howitt, Henry Hart Milman, John Keats (1853)
"All thy bright glittering of fantastic dews With their thin tissue silkening the green meads, And all thy music of blithe leaves that dance In the caressing ..."

2. The Poetical Works of the Rev: H. H. Milman by Henry Hart Milman (1840)
"All thy bright glittering of fantastic dews With their thin tissue silkening the green meads, And all thy music of blithe leaves that dance In the caressing ..."

3. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"... if your sheep are of Silurian breed, Nightly to house them dry on fern or straw, silkening their fleeces. Ye nor rolling hut Nor watchful dog require, ..."

4. The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and by Joseph William Jenks (1856)
"... among the whistling winde : Or, if your sheep are of Silurian breed, Nightly to heuse them dry on fern or straw, silkening their ..."

5. A Prairie Prayer, and Other Poems by Hilton Ross Greer (1912)
"bides: Grey ruin, grey dreams, and, deepening every side, Grey sunset shadows, silkening to dusk. Yonder, clear-limned against a brooding sky, Vibrant, ..."

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